Chinese Painting

Chinese Painting

Book - 2010
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Beautifully illustrated, this volume will give readers a clear idea of the history and aesthetics of Chinese painting, as well as the chance to appreciate the depiction of vivid figures, awesome landscapes, exquisite flowers and dainty insects that best represent its achievements. Beginning with the ancient invention of paper and continuing through to the renewal and innovation of modern times, Chinese Painting also covers the six canons of Chinese painting, painting as a vehicle for Confucianism, Buddhism and Daoism and the poetic qualities of Chinese paintings.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2010
ISBN: 9781606521533
Branch Call Number: 759.951 DEN 2010
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm

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