Tian Hongsheng comp: ZHI JIAN: ZHONGGUO GUDAI SHUHUA, WENXIAN YONG ZHI JIANSHANG. (Authenticating Paper: The Connoisseurship of Ancient Chinese Paper as Employed in Art and Literature). Taiyuan, 2004. 4, 203 pp. Colour plates throughout. 24x19 cm. Paper.
Very welcome addition to our sources of information on Chinese paper as used in calligraphy, painting and, of course, the production of fine printed editions, from the Tang period onwards. Following a brief introduction, the book illustrates 177 dated samples of paper in colour. Each fragment is photographed under natural light and with back lighting, original size in both cases, then a small plate with the paper in use is also given. With captions giving each paper's name, characteristics and uses. In Chinese.
Subjects: Paper and Printing Rare Books
Can be ordered in, as of: 13/05/2013
Was item 674 in printed List 130.
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