National Palace Museum: SHUHUA ZHUANGCHI ZHI MEI. The Art of Mounting Chinese Painting and Calligraphy. Taibei, 2008. 194 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a fascinating and pleasing exhibition at the National Palace Museum exploring the art of mounting Chinese painting and calligraphy. Shows various forms of mounting from hanging scrolls and handscrolls to album leaves and fans. The exhibition is much enhanced by the superb paintings and calligraphy exhibited to demonstrate these various forms of mounting. Also shows luxurious brocade covers, silk album covers, boxes etc. used to protect and store these treasures. A very good contribution to the literature on this subject. Near dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: Calligraphy Painting
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 438 in printed List 187.
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