Item #45932 Wei Yang's Guide to Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Vols. 1 and 2. Wei Yang.
Wei Yang's Guide to Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Vols. 1 and 2

Wei Yang's Guide to Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Vols. 1 and 2

Nankai University Press, 2022. Hardbound. 2 volumes
Hardcover
Weight: 10 lbs. 12 oz. Item #45932
ISBN: 9787310062232

- Comprehensive reference for Chinese painting and calligraphy prior to the end of the Qing dynasty (1911).
- Focus on connoisseurship, art criticism, appraisal, and market trends.
- Authored by scholar and appraiser Wei Yang.
- Basic introduction to Chinese painting and calligraphy.
- Analysis of significant artists and their works.
- Guidelines for artwork valuation.
- Chapters on materials, brushstrokes, style, and written words on painting.
- Insights on dating, traditional sources, and connoisseurship.
- Individual entries for 293 painters, including biographies, stylistic analysis, and market performance.
- Information on artists' signatures, seals, and recent sales data.
- Contains 600 illustrations, 8 tables, and hundreds of examples of signatures and seals.
- Includes a comprehensive bibliography and indexes.

Price: $242.99

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