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Power and Virtue: The Horses in Chinese Art

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Power and Virtue: The Horses in Chinese Art - Harrist, Robert E, Professor, Jr.
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Catalog of the first exhibition to consider the remarkable endurance and symbolic resonance of the horse in Chinese art, history, and philosophy. It features almost 30 works, including 13 sculptures from the Han-Tang dynasties, and hand scrolls, hanging scrolls, and album leaves from the Tang-Qing dynasties. By examining the tremendous range of equine depictions in Chinese art, it reveals the horse as an exceptionally fluid and potent means for the continual construction and reconstruction of Chinese identity, a figure of ...

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Power and Virtue: The Horses in Chinese Art 1997, China Institute Gallery, China Institute in America

ISBN-13: 9780965427012

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