The Painter's Practice: How Artists Lived and Worked in Traditional Chinaby James Francis Cahill
Poses a challenge for future generations to plumb in depth such critical contextual questions as market and price, working
In this beautifully illustrated book, Cahill reveals the intricacies of the traditional Chinese painter's life and work, covering such aspects as payment and patronage, in an approach that is largely absent from Asian art history.
Poses a challenge for future generations to plumb in depth such critical contextual questions as market and price, working methods and livelihood, and artist-client relationships. (The Yale Review)
Meet the Author
James Cahill is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Berkeley. His most recent book is The Compelling Image: Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Painting, which won the Charles Rufus Morey Award of the College Art Association.
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