The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition (Bollingen Series (General) 80)

The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition (Bollingen Series (General) 80)

By: Mai-Mai Sze (editor_and_translator)Paperback

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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.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780691018195
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9780691018195
  • weight: 1134
  • ISBN10: 0691018197
  • translations: English
  • language of text: English

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