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The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting : A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition - Mai-Mai Sze

The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting

A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition

By: Mai-Mai Sze (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st March 1978
ISBN: 9780691018195
Number Of Pages: 648

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Originally published as Volume 2 of "The Tao of Painting," this is the first English translation of the famous Chinese handbook, the "Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan" (original, 1679-1701). Mai-mai Sze has translated and annotated the texts of instructions, discussions of the fundamentals of painting, notes on the preparation of colors, and chief editorial prefaces.

"The Mustard Seed Garden will always be one of the greatest manuals of the most marvellous painting the world has ever known, and one cannot be too grateful for having it, with its commentary, available in English."--Journal of the Royal Central Asian Society

Frontmatter, pg. iPublisher's Note, pg. vContents, pg. viiTraditional Chronology, pg. viiiIntroduction, pg. ixPreface to the Shanghai (1887-88) Edition, pg. 1Preface to the First (1679) Edition, pg. 11The Fundamentals of Painting, pg. 15Book of Trees, pg. 51Book of Rocks, pg. 127Book of Jen-wu, pg. 219Preface to Parts II and III of the First Complete Edition (1701), pg. 317Book of the Orchid, pg. 321Book of the Bamboo, pg. 359Book of the Plum, pg. 397Book of the Chrysanthemum, pg. 433Book of Grasses, Insects, and Flowering Plants, pg. 465Book of Feathers-and-Fur and Flowering Plants, pg. 523Concluding Notes on the Preparation of Colors, pg. 579Summary of the Chieh Τzu Yuan Hua Chuan, pg. 589Appendix: Analysis of Basic Terms, pg. 609Index, pg. 623

ISBN: 9780691018195
ISBN-10: 0691018197
Series: Princeton/Bollingen Paperbacks, 427
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: 1st March 1978
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 21.59  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.13