Renaissance in China: The Culture and Art of the Song Dynasty

Renaissance in China: The Culture and Art of the Song Dynasty

By: Letitia Lane (author), Ben Liao (author), Yuheng Bao (author)Hardback

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After the death of the Emperor of the Hou Zhou dynasty in 959 A D, the Song Dynasty emerged with General Zhao Kuang-yin as emperor. This book explores the intellectual, artistic and technical innovations during that time in which painting, literature, and philosophy reached new heights.


List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Historical and Intellectual Background of the Song Dynasty; 1. The Art of Painting in the Five Dynasties; 2. The Art of Painting of the Song Dynasty: Landscape Painting; 3. The Art of Painting of the Song Dynasty: Religious, Flower-bird, and Figure Paintings; 4. Song Hui Zong and the Empire Academy of Painting; 5. Su Shi and the Literati-Painting of the Song Dynasty; 6. The Art of Calligraphy of the Song Dynasty; 7. The Architecture and Sculpture of the Song Dynasty; 8. The Religious Art of the Song Dynasty; 9. The Ceramics Production and Other Crafts of the Song Dynasty; 10. The Art of Liao, Jin and Xi Xia Dynasties; Notes; Chronicle of History and Art of the Song Dynasty; The Imperial Academy of Painting of the Song Dynasty; Art Literature in the Song Dynasty; Selected Biographies of Artists, Critics and Other Important Figures of the Song Dynasty; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773458819
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 205
  • ID: 9780773458819
  • ISBN10: 0773458816

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