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Chinese Art By Mary Tregear

Chinese Art
by Mary Tregear

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This revised edition of Mary Tregear's survey of the Chinese visual arts covers bronzes, jades, calligraphy and painting. She also looks at Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, textiles, jewellery, lacquer, garden design and architecture.
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Chinese Art by Mary Tregear

At a time when interest in China has never been greater, this revised edition of Mary Tregear's authoritative survey of the Chinese visual arts will be welcomed by art lovers, students and travellers alike. Generously illustrated and eminently readable, it covers not only bronzes, jades, calligraphy and painting, but also Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, textiles, metalwork, lacquer, garden design and architecture. For the revised edition, all Chinese names, places and terms have been romanized to current international usage. Throughout, information has been updated in view of recent finds, and the book contains new illustrations, a revised introduction and a new final chapter on twentieth-century art. An invaluable chronology of Chinese historical periods is included, together with six maps.

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About Mary Tregear


Mary Tregear, former Keeper of the Department of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, is a fellow of the British Academy.

Additional information

GOR001140288
Chinese Art by Mary Tregear
Mary Tregear
World of Art
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1997-03-24
216
0500202990
9780500202999
N/A
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