Chinese Art

A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery

  • Engels
  • 9780804838641
  • maart 2008
  • Hardcover
  • 240 pagina's
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Samenvatting

The book includes both Chinese and Pinyin text, over 500 illustrations (including references to on-line collections), an extensive index in both Chinese and English, a bibliography, and a list of recommended museums and collections to visit with interesting collections of Chinese art. This book includes: an introduction, symbols from nature: plants and flowers; fruits, vegetables, kernels and seeds; minerals; birds, real and imaginary; insects, reptiles, fish and amphibians; animals, real and imaginary; mortal and religious beings: children; male figures, individuals and groups; Buddhist deities and figures; female figures; inanimate objects: borders and other patterns; Chinese characters; colours; numbers; religious images and symbols; and, inanimate objects.

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This splendid, descriptive guide to the motifs and imagery of Chinese art will be valuable to scholars and students of all things visually Chinese. -- CHOICE [A]n intelligent yet friendly text by an extremely well-informed and generous author and the result is a book which will be a valued addition to the libraries of all who are interested in Chinese art. -- Arts of Asia An ideal keepsake for collectors and art lovers, Chinese Art explores meanings behind the plethora of common motifs and symbols found in all sorts of Chinese art. -- The Nation Patricia Welch's Chinese Art is the Rosetta Stone for students of Chinese symbology. -- Singapore American Newspaper

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Verschijningsdatum
maart 2008
Aantal pagina's
240 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Uitgever
Tuttle Publishing

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EAN
9780804838641

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Editie
illustrated ed
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Subtitel
A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery

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