Masterpieces of Chinese painting XII to XVIII Centuries

Zurich: Amstutz, Herdig & Co., 1947. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Oversized brown cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering with two ivory clasps. 12 pages. Eight facsimile reproductions in color. VG-. Item #173559

"The orignials of these pictures are painted on paper and silk in the water-colour technique customary only in China. They form part of The Lin Shih-Lu Collection at Foochow, and are reproduced with the permission of their owner, all except No. 8 appearing for the first time. The Chinse title was written by Professor Lin Chun: 'From the Shih-Lu Collection.' The red stamp on the third page is the stamp of the Lin family of Foochow: 'The Descendants of The Yin House.' This book was awarded a prize at the 1944 Swiss Book Exhibitino for the Artistic Excellence of its Production."

OCLC: 29107727

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