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Peach Blossom Spring

Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Painting

Peach Blossom Spring( )
Author: Barnhart, Richard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $100.00
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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...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
Art / Asian / Chinese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 Inches
Book Weight:1.8 Pounds

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