Cultivated Landscapes

Cultivated Landscapes

Chinese Paintings From the Collection of Marie-Hélène and Guy Weill

Book - 2002
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This catalogue represents an association between The Metropolitan Museum of Art and collectors Marie-HTlFne and Guy Weill. It presents 12 major paintings, including paintings that embody the Ming values, a group by early Quing loyalist and orthodox artists of the 17th and 18th centuries, a rare handscroll composition by the Nanjing painter Liu Yu, a hanging scroll by Anhui school master Dai Benxiao, albums by Anhui painter Mei Quing and the Yangzhou eccentric Li Fangying, and two important modern artists. The accompany text by Hearn (curator, Department of Asian Art at the museum) analyzes each piece to illustrate its significance within its time, place, and the artist's oeuvre. Oversize: 9.25x12.25. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9781588390554
Branch Call Number: 759.951 Hearn 2002
Characteristics: xv, 204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm


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