Stock Image

Parting at the Shore: Chinese Painting of the Early and Middle Ming Dynasty, 1368-1580

Cahill, James

1 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0834801280 / ISBN 13: 9780834801288
Used Hardcover
From UNIVERSITY PRESS BOOKS / Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 24, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 40.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

VG in good dj. (Dj chipped and rubbed at corners.). Bookseller Inventory # 0834801280-AART

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Parting at the Shore: Chinese Painting of ...

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

About this title


PARTING of the SHORE : Chinese paintings of the early and middle Ming Dynasty, 1368-1580

in this invaluable book James Cahill again shows that the world of Chinese painting is by no means the exclusive preserve of the specialist but welcomes art lover everywhere, layman and scholar alike. This is the second in a projected series of five volumes on Chinese painting of the later period, that remarkable age of creativity which extends from the thirteenth into the twentieth century.

The book highlights the lives and work of almost 50 artists. It tells of the Ming continuation of major features already evident in the Yuan-the use of past traditions, the effects of historical events and circumstances on developments in painting, the further evolution of the scholar-amateur movement--and also discuss several new aspects of Chinese art. There is more emphasis here on local schools and traditions ad on the relationship between the social and economic status of the artists and their painting styles: between the patterns of their lives and the pictures they painted.

The generous selection of 149 plates, including 14 in full color, presents both notable paintings never before reproduced and more familiar works viewed in a new light. The paintings include landscapes, figures (notably several from the extraordinary hand scroll "beggars and Street Characters," long a popular favorite), birds, flowers, trees, and insects.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Founded in 1974, University Press Books specializes in books published by University and scholarly presses. We are the only such bookstore in the world. UPB carries books from more than 100 publishers. If you need a book published by an academic press, there is no better place to look than University Press Books. Select from an inventory of more than 30,000 titles, new and used.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We accept mastercard or visa, but not discover or american express.

Please refer to for refund and returns policies.

University Press Books is a limited partnership.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order