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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
- Book Title: Symbols of Eternity the Art of Landscape Painting in China
- Author: Michael Sullivan
- ISBN: 0198173512
- Publisher: Clarendon Press
- Year Published: 1979
- Our Normal Price: £30.80 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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- 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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