Early Chinese Texts on PaintingeBook - 2012
For students of Chinese art and culture this anthology has proven invaluable since its initial publication in 1985. It collects important Chinese writings about painting, from the earliest examples through the fourteenth century, allowing readers to see how the art of this rich era was seen and understood in the artists' own times. Some of the texts in this treasury fall into the broad category of aesthetic theory; some describe specific techniques; some discuss the work of individual artists. The texts are presented in accurate and readable translations, and prefaced with artistic and histori.
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2012
Edition: 2nd ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages)