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Corporate Author Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan.

Title Possessing the past : treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei / Wen C. Fong, James C.Y. Watt ; with contributions by Richard M. Barnhart ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Distributed by H.N. Abrams, 1996.


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 PAS Central Library Reference    R 708.951 KUO    Available
Description xv, 648 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The National Palace Museum : a history of the collection / Chang Lin-sheng -- Chinese art and cross-cultural understanding / Wen C. Fong -- Jade ; The Bronze Age and the first empires / James C.Y. Watt -- The imperial cult ; Some cultural prototypes ; Monumental landscape painting ; Sung imperial protraits ; The scholar-official as artist / Wen C. Fong -- The Imperial Painting Academy / James Cahill -- Some Buddhist images / Wai-kam Ho and Wen C. Fong -- Antiquarianism and naturalism / James C.Y. Watt -- The orthodox lineage of Tao / Wen C. Fong -- Imperial portraits of the Y√ľan Court / Wen C. Fong and Maxwell K. Hearn -- Reunification and revival ; The artist as hero / Maxwell K. Hearn -- Imperial portraiture of the Ming Dynasty / Wen C. Fong -- The return of the academy / Richard M. Barnhart -- The literati artists of the Ming dynasty ; The expanding literati culture ; Creating a synthesis / Wen C. Fong -- Official art and commerical art / James C.Y. Watt -- The orthodox school of painting ; The individualist masters / Wen C. Fong -- The antique-elegant / James C.Y. Watt -- Imperial patronage of the arts under the Ch'ing / Wen C. Fong.
Subject Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan -- Catalogs.
Art, Chinese -- Catalogs.
Art -- Taiwan -- Taipei -- Catalogs.
Added Author Fong, Wen.
Watt, James C. Y.
ISBN 0870997653 (hc)
0810964945 (Abrams) : $85.00

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