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Enchanted by Lohans - a book by Törmä, Minna

Enchanted by Lohans

Osvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art

Enchanted by Lohans( )
Author: Törmä, Minna
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Hong Kong University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Finnish-Swedish art historian Osvald Sirén (1879-1966) was one of the pioneers of Chinese art scholarship in the West. This biography focuses on his four major voyages to East Asia: 1918, 1921-1923, 1929-1930, and 1935. This was a pivotal period in Chinese archaeology, art studies, and the formation of Western collections of Chinese art. Sirén gained international renown as a scholar of Italian art, particularly with his books on Leonardo da Vinci and Giotto. Yet when he was almost...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Asian / Chinese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.282 x 0.681 Inches
Book Weight:1.289 Pounds

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