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Nanga Paintings

by Stephen Addiss

Condition: Very Good+


Nanga Paintings, Catalogue by Stephen Addiss, Published by Robert G. Sawers, 1st Edition, Hardcover, 1975. Contents: Pioneers - Taiga and His Followers - Buson and His Followers - Painters in Ise, Kyushu and Edo - The Conservative Generation in Kyoto - Late Edo and Early Meiji Masters. 8.5" X 12" hardcover with illustrated paper covered boards. ---- Very Good Condition. The book is clean, secure binding, unmarked, no writing, no highlighting, crisp inner pages, no stains, no rips, no edge chipping, no page folds, no remainder marks, not ex-library. Some light signs of surface wear from use, storage and handling. Free USA Shipping --- Nanga ("Southern painting"), also known as Bunjinga (文人画 "literati painting"), was a school of Japanese painting which flourished in the late Edo period among artists who considered themselves literati, or intellectuals. While each of these artists was, almost by definition, unique and independent, they all shared an admiration for traditional Chinese culture. Their paintings, usually in monochrome black ink, sometimes with light color, and nearly always depicting Chinese landscapes or similar subjects, were patterned after Chinese literati painting, called wenrenhua (文人画) in Chinese.

  • Bookseller: BanditBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 226
  • Title: Nanga Paintings
  • Author: Stephen Addiss
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Robert G. Sawers
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: Nanga Paintings, Catalogue, Stephen Addiss, Robert G. Sawers, Taiga, Buson, Ise, Kyushu, Edo, Kyoto, Meiji Masters, Painters, Japan Japanese, China Chinese, Asian Art
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art & Photography; Non-Fiction;


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