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Chinese Paintings from Japanese Collections

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Filled with magnificent examples of Chinese paintings from four dynasties, spanning the 8th through the 17th century, this book traces Japan’s role in preserving part of China’s cultural heritage. Exploring a high point in the cultural exchange between China and Japan, this volume presents forty masterpieces of the Tang, Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasties that made their way to Japan over a period of eight centuries. These paintings are significant as mirrors of the two cultures. The book explores themes such as the role of Japan in preserving key parts of China’s cultural and artistic heritage; the aspects of Japanese identity that derive from traditional Chinese culture; the use of Chinese paintings as models for key traditions of Japanese painting; and the use of Chinese paintings as status symbols in Japan. Filled with exquisite reproductions, the book offers in-depth analysis of each painting, including its religious or secular significance and provenance in China and Japan.

This book title, Chinese Paintings from Japanese Collections, ISBN: 9783791353531, by Stephen Little, Stephen Little, Christina Yu, published by Prestel Publishing (May 27, 2014) is available in hardcover. Our minimum order quantity is 25 copies. All standard bulk book orders ship FREE in the continental USA and delivered in 4-10 business days. Expedited shipping is also available.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Stephen Little, Stephen Little, Christina Yu
    Format:
    Hardcover
    Pages:
    144
    Publisher:
    Prestel Publishing (May 27, 2014)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9783791353531
    ISBN-10:
    3791353535
    Weight:
    20oz
    Case Pack:
    12
    File:
    RandomHouse-PRH-20170813_061338-RH-NA-PHYSICAL-DELTA-21-20170818.xml
    Folder:
    RandomHouse
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