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Chinese Art A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery

Author: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Publisher: New York Tuttle Publishing 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chinese Art is a guide to the meanings behind the hundreds of common motifs and symbols found in all forms of Chinese art. A thorough examination of the diverse usage of natural symbols, colors, numbers, inanimate items and personages, Chinese Art communicates the deeper messages to be found in Chinese decorative art. It is an excellent reference for collectors, museum-goers and students of Chinese art, culture and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
ISBN: 9780804838641 080483864X 9781462906895 1462906893
OCLC Number: 888123460
Description: 1 online resource (1056 Seiten)

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Includes both Chinese and Pinyin text with over 500 illustrations (including references to on-line collections), an index in both Chinese and English, a bibliography, and a list of recommended  Read more...

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"This splendid, descriptive guide to the motifs and imagery of Chinese art will be valuable to scholars and students of all things visually Chinese."--"CHOICE""[A]n intelligent yet friendly text by Read more...

 
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