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Chi Pai-shih / Folio of 10 @ 15"x10 1/2" landscape prints from works at the Chung King museum, Shanghai, 1979
Shanghai People's Art Publishing Co., 1979. Shanghai: Shanghai People's Art Publishing Co., 1979 Shanghai: Shanghai People's Art Publishing Co.. 1979. Folio, 10 @ 15" x10 1/2 " prints from Chi Pai-shih works, held in a simple folding heavy paper folio with a print reproduced on its front, as well. Reproduced subtly, apparently photographically on unpretentious, non-glossy, though fairly heavy, paper. Prints are near fine to fine, enclosing folio shows toning and a bit of light dust and a minor perimeter wear, better than Very Good itself. An unusual and scarce offering of the works of Chi Pai-shih (1861-1951), a celebrated Chinese painter whose simple life and attitude is expressed in his art. For a 1960 retrospective on him, De Young Gallery curator Alice Boney wrote "[Chi's] life was a dedicated one, a ceaseless struggle to capture for himself and the world in the simplest, truest terms the beauty and inner spirit of all that lived and grew about him..." L-lng1
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