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Chinese Art leigh ashton

Chinese Art

leigh ashton

Published July 1st 2006
ISBN : 9781406796766
Paperback
176 pages
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Originally published in 1935, this book contains many examples of Chinese Art and the thoughts underlying the common phrases within it. There are beautiful photographs to illustrate the conceptions of immortal life, the dreams of paradise, the beliefMoreOriginally published in 1935, this book contains many examples of Chinese Art and the thoughts underlying the common phrases within it. There are beautiful photographs to illustrate the conceptions of immortal life, the dreams of paradise, the belief in beautified beings transcending mankind in power and compassion. Contents Include Introduction by Laurence Binyon, C.H, Hon. D. Litt, Oxford (Formerly Keeper of the Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum) Chronology Bibliography Painting and Calligraphy Sculpture and Lacquer The Potters Art Bronzes and Cloisonne Enamel Jades Textiles