Arts / Art- History / Symbols of Eternity  the Art of Landscape Painting in China by Michael Sullivan Michael Sullivan Clarendon Press, Oxford 1979, black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine, decorative dust jacket, approximately 190 x 260 mm tall, 205 pages including index, 115 plates including 23 in full colour. Synopsis: A revised and expanded version of the author's 1974 Slade lectures given at Oxford University, introducing the underlying philosophical ideas, the aims and achievements of the artists, and the main stages in the development of art in China over nearly 2000 years, with contents presented as follows:  List of Plates. Note on the pronunciation of Chinese Names. Introduction. Chapters entitled: Art into Landscape (Painting before A.D.600). The Language Takes Shape (The T'ang Dynasty, 618  906) Realism Achieved and Abandoned (The Sung Dynasty, 916  1279). Withdrawal and Renewal (The Yuan Dynasty, 1279  1368). Authority Challenged and Triumphant (The Ch'ing Dynasty 1644  1912). The 20th century. Chronological chart of Chinese history. Suggestions for further reading. Index. Condition: Ownership inscription, overall very clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: Symbols of Eternity the Art of Landscape Painting in China
  • Author: Michael Sullivan
  • ISBN: 0198173512
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press
  • Year Published: 1979
  • Our Price: £30.80 GBP ($49.28 USD)
  • Description: Clarendon Press, Oxford 1979, black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine, decorative dust jacket, approximately 190 x 260 mm tall, 205 pages including index, 115 plates including 23 in full colour. Synopsis: A revised and expanded version of the author's 1974 Slade lectures given at Oxford University, introducing the underlying philosophical ideas, the aims and achievements of the artists, and the main stages in the development of art in China over nearly 2000 years, with contents presented as follows: List of Plates. Note on the pronunciation of Chinese Names. Introduction. Chapters entitled: Art into Landscape (Painting before A.D.600). The Language Takes Shape (The T'ang Dynasty, 618 906) Realism Achieved and Abandoned (The Sung Dynasty, 916 1279). Withdrawal and Renewal (The Yuan Dynasty, 1279 1368). Authority Challenged and Triumphant (The Ch'ing Dynasty 1644 1912). The 20th century. Chronological chart of Chinese history. Suggestions for further reading. Index. Condition: Ownership inscription, overall very clean and good.
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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