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Wu Changshuo, Liu Haisu, Wang Yiting, etc.
Famous Contemporary Paintings (Zhong Guo Xian Dai Ming Hua Qing Shan Nong)
The Commercial Press, Shanghai, 1928. Text in Chinese. Illustrations in black and white. Original string binding traditional Chinese style paper wrappers with title label "Zhong Guo Xian Dai Ming Hua Qing Shan Nong" in Chinese characters and pen handwriting "Famous contemporary paintings" by previous owner on front. Light stains on front cover. Back cover edge slightly worn. Cover outside corners lightly bumped. Clean, tight, and very good. Illustrated with 22 reproductions of paintings in 19 plates, a collection of masterpieces work by 13 famous Chinese contemporary artists include Wu Changshuo, Liu Haisu, Wang Yiting (Wang Zhen), Xu Zuihou, Wu Cangkan, Wang Taomin, Wang Zhongshan, Xie Gongzhan, Pan Tianshou, Wang Jimei, Yang Xuejiu, Xu Langxi, and Qian Shoutie. Wu Changshuo (September 12, 1844 - November 29, 1927, also romanised as Wu Changshi), born Wu Junqing, was a prominent painter, calligrapher and seal artist of the late Qing Period.he devoted himself to poetry and calligraphy with a strong interest in early scripts. He also led the Xiling Seal Art Society, an academic organization based in Hangzhou. Only later did he consider himself a painter associated with the "Shanghai School." As a painter, he was noted for helping to rejuvenate the art of painting flowers and birds. He considered carving seals and doing paintings to be integrated to each other. Liu Haisu (16 March 1896 -7 August 1994) was a prominent twentieth-century Chinese painter and a noted art educator. He excelled in Chinese painting and oil painting. He was one of the four pioneers of Chinese modern a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Nanya art and fine books [Hangzhou, China]
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