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ART BY THE BOOK: PAINTING MANUALS AND THE LEISURE LIFE IN LATE MING CHINA. J. P. Park. University of Washington Press, Seattle, 2012. China Program Book. 340 pp. with 118 ills. (16 col.). 26 x 19 cm. LC 2011-39283 ISBN 9780295991764 In English.
Examines the far-reaching social and cultural impact of a pioneering series of lavishly illustrated painting manuals produced in the late 1500s by Chinese writer Zhou Lujing, tracing links between the manuals' iconic status and the print culture and social history of late imperial China.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — China — Painting
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 148031
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