A History of Chinese Painting


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A History of Chinese Painting

Author: Zhang Anzhi

Order No. 3090

ISBN-13: 9787119030425

ISBN-10: 7119030426

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press

Pub Year: 2002

Pages: 242

Language: English

Size: 6 x 8.5

Price: $29.75

The author classifies the material systematically and underscores everything for the readers. As he recounts the long history of Chinese painting, he defines its traditions through the ages. The author writes about the pictures drawn by early men of the Neolithic period, the successive dynasties, and the contemporary Chinese paintings that have inherited and developed those traditions. He even probes early man’s understanding and concept of painting from pictures mentioned in mythology and legends, and painted on unearthed relics. The author provides throughout a running commentary on the representative painters of the various periods, their works and aesthetics views. With b&w and color illustrations and photographs.

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Weight 1 lbs