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Chinese Art : a Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery.

Author: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Publisher: North Clarendon : Tuttle Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With over 630 striking color photos and illustrations this Chinese art guide focuses on the rich tapestry of symbolism which makes up the basis of traditional Chinese art. Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery includes detailed commentary and historical background information for the images that continuously reappear in the arts of China, including specific plants and animals, religious beings, mortals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Welch, Patricia Bjaaland.
Chinese Art : A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery.
North Clarendon : Tuttle Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
ISBN: 9781462906895 1462906893
OCLC Number: 960749588
Description: 1 online resource

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With over 630 striking color photos and illustrations this Chinese art guide focuses on the rich tapestry of symbolism which makes up the basis of traditional Chinese art. Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery includes detailed commentary and historical background information for the images that continuously reappear in the arts of China, including specific plants and animals, religious beings, mortals and inanimate objects. The book thoroughly illuminates the origins, common usages and diverse applications of popular Chinese symbols in a tone that is both engaging and authoritativ.

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