Beijing, Beijing Publishing House 1979. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket in a plain brown slipcase. Folio. Text is in English and Mandrian. Laidin is contents in French sheets and original receipt from Shangai Hotel Shop. 18 pages in text. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Paintings By Xu Beihong (I) Traditional ...
Publication Date: 1979
Book Description Beijing Publlishing House, China, 1979. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. B/W and Color (illustrator). 18 pages in text and 100 beautiful plates. Xu Beihong was primarily known for his shuimohua (Chinese ink paintings) of horses and birds and one of the first Chinese artists to articulate the need for artistic expressions that reflected a new modern China at the beginning of the 20th century. He was also regarded as one of the first to create monumental oil paintings with epic Chinese themes- a show of his high proficiency in an essential Western art technique. Dust jacket has some wear on spine and corners. Size: 10 3/4 x 914. Bookseller Inventory # 000878