Published on the occasion of an exhibit held at The Asia Society Galleries, New York, October 15, 1987-January 3, 1988; the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., May 2-June 26, 1988; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City, July 30-September 25, 1988; and the Seattle Art Museum, February 4-March 27, 1988. Contributions include: The Literati Environment, by James C. Y. Watt; The Artistic Theories of the Literati, by Chu-Tsing Li; Late Ming Literati: Their Social and Cultural Ambience, by Wai-Kam Ho; The Literati Life, by Chu-Tsing Li; The Songjiang School of Painting and the Period Style of the Late Mind, by Zhu Xuchu, and The Arts of Ming Woodblock printed Images and Decorated Paper Albums, by Wang Qingzheng. 91 plates grouped under the headings Painting and Calligraphy, Printed Books and Rubbings, Ceramics, Decorative Arts, Scholar's Accoutrements, and Collected Objects, are annotated by Robert D. Mowry. Includes map, chronology and bibliography.
Book condition: Very Good
Publisher : Asia Society Galleries (January 1, 1987)