Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art

4 volumes: 1. Bronze (101 pages); 2. Porcelain (3 parts) (244 pages); 3. Painting and Calligraphy (256 pages); 4. Miscellaneous (191 pages) (Tapestry and Embroidery, Jade, Cloisonné, Red Lacquer, Fans, Furniture and Writing Accessories, Archaeological Exhibits and Ancient Books); all with black and white illustrations.

Catalogue for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art held by the Royal Academy of Arts at Burlington House, London, from the 28th November 1935 to 7th March 1936. This was the largest exhibition of Chinese Art ever mounted. More than 780 works from the Chinese government collection were shown at the exhibition, along with an additional 3,100 pieces belonging to some 240 collections from other countries. This catalogue shows the government exhibits selected that comprise Bronze, Porcelain, Painting, Calligraphy, Jade, Carvings in Red Lacquer, Cloisonné, etc, some of these works were never seen before by Westerners and are from the Palace Museum, The National Museum, The Academia Sinica, The Henan Provincial Museum and the Anhui Provincial Library. The exhibition was well received and attended, attracting a total of 401,768 visitors and increased the study of Chinese art revolutionizing Chinese art history as an intellectual discipline.

Published by Shanghai Commercial Press, Ltd., China, 1936 - 4 Volumes

  • Language: English and Chinese
  • Hardcover
  • 19.5 x 27.6 cm
  • Book Condition: Used, signs of wear in the hardcover cloth. Minor edge worn.
  • £2000.00 (+ shipping)
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