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Arts of China to A. D. 900

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ISBN-10: 0300082843

ISBN-13: 9780300082845

Edition: 1995

Authors: William Watson

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Description:

This is a survey of China's wealth of art, architecture and artefacts from prehistoric times to A.D. 900. It discusses in detail a wide range of art forms and techniques, from porcelain and pottery to secular painting and sculpture.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/10/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Preface
Maps
Chronological Table
Neolithic Art
Shang Art
Bronze in the Xizhou Period: 1027-771 B.C.
Bronze in the Chunqiu and Zhanguo Periods: 771-476, 475-221
Jade
Lacquer Art
Inner Asia and the Chinese Borders
Cultural Unity. The Han Empire
Iconography under the Western Han
Draughtsmanship and Painting under the Eastern Han
Architecture in Retrospect from the Second Century A.D.
The Period of the Six Dynasties
The Age of Division: Sculpture of the Northern Wei First Phase
Yungang Cave-shirne: Northern Wei Second Phase
Northern Wei Third Phase: A.D. 495-535
Monumental Sculpture of the Mid-sixth Century
Draughtsmanship and Painting of the Six Dynasties in Henan, Hebei and Jiangsu
Pre-Tang Mural Painting in West China
Architecture from Han to Tang
The Buddhist Icon: Tang International Style
Tang Secular Painting, Figures and Landscape
Buddhist Sculpture under the Tang
Tang Non-Buddhist Sculpture and Decorated Objects
List of Bibliographical Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Glossary of Chinese Characters
Index
Picture Acknowledgements