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Painting of T'ang Yin

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ISBN-10: 0226106993

ISBN-13: 9780226106991

Edition: 1991

Authors: Anne De Coursey Clapp

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+This richly illustrated volume documents the art and fully examines the career of the sixteenth-century Chinese master T'ang Yin. One of the four great painters of the middle Ming period, the ambitious T'ang Yin rose above the merchant class into which he was born to become a member of the elite scholarly circle in the city of Suchou. Deprived by accident of his academic degrees and so forced to paint for a living, T'ang Yin became a social anomaly whose style of life cut across the conventions of his time. His experiences throw into sharp relief the realities faced by a Chinese painter who was both elite Confucian scholar and professional painter. Anne De Coursey Clapp's work also…    
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Book details

List price: $92.50
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/1/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

List of Figures
Dreaming of Ink: T'ang Yin's Life
Hunting in the Dust: Patrons and Patronage
Portraits Bring Gold: The Program of Commemorative Painting
Portraits in a Landscape: Style in Commemorative Painting
Learning from Many Masters: The Early Landscapes
Studying Hsi-ku: The Li T'ang Tradition in Suchou
Transmitting Hsi-ku: The Late Landscapes
Tree and Flower Subjects in Literati Styles
T'ang Yin as a Proponent of the Wu School
Credits Index