viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

Chinese Pictorial Art - illustrated by coloured and collotyped reproductions from the author's collection with descriptions and notes on the history of drawing, writing, etc., translated from standard Chinese authors. This collection has recently been acquired by Herr Klas Fåhræus, of Brevik, Stockholm. And supplement, illustrating a few interesting pieces of bronze, ceramics and jade . from the collection of E. A. Strehlneek, which has recently been acquired by Herr Klas Fåhræus, of Brevik, Stockholm.
Commercial Press Limited, Shanghai 1914 - First edition. highlights. Demy Quarto. Gilt pictorial brocaded silk bound in the Chinese fashion. Very good: Internally fine, some discolouration and wear to the covers. Good, some wear and tear. 327 + 75 Pages. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Text in English and Chinese. An highly interesting and rare work mainly on Chinese paintings. The supplent includes Chinese works of art such as porcelain and jades. Strehlneek's first collection was privately sold in Shanghai in 1913 to Klas Fåhraeus - a Swedish collector - and then resold in Stockholm after Fåhraeus's death in 1926, in the city's gallery auction of Chinese art. In addition to participating in the 1914 China art exhibition patronized by the Swedish Crown Prince, and another exhibition of Chinese art in Stockholm University in 1918, the auction helped to promote Scandinavian interest in China's thousand-year-long pictorial art tradition, as well as to develop an enthusiasm for sinology and collecting guhua.RARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
Last Found On: 2016-06-20           Check availability:      ZVAB    


Browse more rare books from the year 1914

      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     

Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.