Portraits form part of the major Muwen Tang Collection, Hong Kong. This study of Chinese portraiture includes over a hundred colour plates. The history and purposes of portrait painting are overviewed, and the techniques, conventions and costuming of the earlier Qing periods discussed. Each of the 100 portraits is annotated and significant details are highlighted and discussed. Bilingual in non-simplified Chinese.

Chinese Portraits (Zhongguo Xie Zhen Hua)

SKU: 045133
$112.15Price
  • ISBN

    9889720620
  • Authors

    Kwan, Simon
  • Extent

    266
  • Format

    Hardcover
  • Year

    2003
  • Publisher

    Muwen Tang Fine Arts Publication

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