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Zhao Mengfu: Calligraphy and Painting for Khubilai's China

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Zhao Mengfu: Calligraphy and Painting for Khubilai's China - McCausland, Shane
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Zhao Mengfu has enormous significance for Chinese art history. This work presents a new, synthetic portrait of the artist's development from the 1280s to his death in 1322, and evaluates his pivotal role in the social-political context in Yuan China as well as the development of the artist's self-consciousness. Shane McCausland's study features detailed interpretation of pictorial forms in light of historical changes, and close readings of critical colophons, many appended to artworks, but neglected as visual sources. These ...

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Zhao Mengfu: Calligraphy and Painting for Khubilai's China 2011, Hong Kong University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9789888028573

Hardcover