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Masterpieces of Chinese painting from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Tang through Yuan dynasties by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Published by Museum of Fine Arts, Otsuka Kogeisha in Boston, Tokyo .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston

Subjects:

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston -- Catalogs.,
  • Painting, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960 -- Catalogs.,
  • Painting, Chinese -- Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368 -- Catalogs.,
  • Painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Catalogs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Wu Tung.
GenreCatalogs.
ContributionsWu, Tung, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND1043.3 .M87 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL413507M
ISBN 100878464409
LC Control Number98116041
OCLC/WorldCa37582116

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Boston's Museum of Fine Arts contains one of the most pleasing permanent collections in America. This book is a fine sampler of some favorites among the paintings, lavishly reproduced in color and featuring intelligent commentaries about each one/5. Whatever form it takes, the expressiveness and adaptability of paint have stirred artists throughout history. This completely rewritten and redesigned edition of a longstanding favorite presents works by artists from Asia, Europe, and the Americas: delicate Song-dynasty handscrolls, jewel-like images of medieval piety, scenes of mythic drama, austere still lifes, . The authoritative guide to the MFA Boston’s era-spanning collections of art, ceramics, jewelry and much more. This newly updated edition of the definitive guide to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s most enduring masterpieces provides an enticing introduction to a collection that circles the globe and spans thousands of years. Get this from a library! Masterpieces of Chinese painting from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Tang through Yuan dynasties. [Tung Wu; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.].