The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition

The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition

by Michael J. Hiscox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691018197

ISBN-13: 9780691018195

Pub. Date: 03/01/1978

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Originally published as Volume 2 of The Tao of Painting, this is the first English translation of the famous Chinese handbook, the "Chieh Tzu Yüan Hua Chuan" (original, 1679-1701). Mai-mai Sze has translated and annotated the texts of instructions, discussions of the fundamentals of painting, notes on the preparation of colors, and chief editorial

Overview

Originally published as Volume 2 of The Tao of Painting, this is the first English translation of the famous Chinese handbook, the "Chieh Tzu Yüan Hua Chuan" (original, 1679-1701). Mai-mai Sze has translated and annotated the texts of instructions, discussions of the fundamentals of painting, notes on the preparation of colors, and chief editorial prefaces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691018195
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1978
Series:
Bollingen Series (General) Series
Pages:
648
Sales rank:
637,709
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 8.43(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

PUBLISHER'S NOTE, v,
TRADITIONAL CHRONOLOGY, viii,
INTRODUCTION, ix,
NOTE ON TITLE PAGE OF 1679 EDITION, 2,
PREFACE TO THE SHANGHAI (1887-88) EDITION, 3,
PART I,
Preface to the First (1679) Edition, 11,
The Fundamentals of Painting, 15,
Book of Trees, 51,
Book of Rocks, 127,
Book of Jên-wu, 219,
PART II,
Preface to the Complete Edition of 1701, 317,
Book of the Orchid, 321,
Book of the Bamboo, 359,
Book of the Plum, 397,
Book of the Chrysanthemum, 433,
PART III,
Book of Grasses, Insects, and Flowering Plants, 465,
Book of Feathers-and-Fur and Flowering Plants, 523,
Concluding Notes on the Preparation of Colors, 579,
SUMMARY OF THE CHIEH TZU YÜAN HUA CHUAN, 589,
APPENDIX: ANALYSIS OF BASIC TERMS, 609,
INDEX OF MASTER PAINTERS, 623,

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