Peach Blossom Spring
Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Painting
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $100.00|
| Book Description: |
A vast Imperial pleasure palace on the outskirts of the T'ang dynasty capital is the subject of a set of hanging scrolls acquired for The Metropolitan Museum of Art by The Dillon Fund in Spring 1982. Working in 1691 with shimmering azurite and malachite, the artist Y#65533;an Chiang gave the seventh-century Chiu-ch'eng Palace--the "Palace of Nine Perfections"--an imaginative splendor that may have surpassed that of the original. The acquisition of this set of twelve paintings...