Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting

Beauty-Revealed-Images-of-Women-in-Qing-Dynasty-Chinese-Painting-1000x550 Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting
Beauty-Revealed-Images-of-Women-in-Qing-Dynasty-Chinese-Painting-842x1024 Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting
Editions:Hardcover
ISBN: 978-0971939714
Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting brings together some of the world’s finest examples of meiren hua (paintings of beautiful women), a largely neglected and misunderstood genre of Chinese painting spanning the country’s last imperial dynasty (1644–1912). Often dismissed as decorative or misinterpreted as highbrow portraits of ladies, these enigmatic and relatively unexamined works are the subject of close scholarly scrutiny in this publication. The corresponding exhibition includes works from the collection of the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive as well as loans from the British Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a number of other American museums and private collections in England, Sweden and France.
Published:
Publisher: University of California Press
Genres:
Tags:
Excerpt:

by James Cahill (Author), Chen Fongfong (Author), Nancy Berliner (Author), Sarah Handler (Author), Julia White (Author)

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (October 31, 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 144 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0971939713
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0971939714
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.2 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.5 x 0.5 x 11.25 inches

Leave a Reply