Zhang Daqian`s Reproductions of Dunhuang Frescoes [Chang Dai-chien`s].  
  [Mogao Caves; Thousand Buddha Grottoes; Caves of the Thousand Buddhas].  

 
Author Ye Qianyu [Preface] / Sichuan Museum [Ed.]
Place of Publication
Publication Name Peace Book Company, Ltd., Arts Publishing House of Sichuan
Year 1984
Language(s) English Chinese
Description
RARE large format album of copies of Buddhist art by one of the best-known and most prodigious Chinese artists in the 20th-century - Zhang Daqian (or Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983)s. Originally known as a guohua (traditionalist) painter, by the 1960s he was also renowned as a modern impressionist and expressionist painter. In addition, he is regarded as one of the most gifted master forgers of the twentieth century. 370x265mm. 98 pages [+ 14 pages: preface & contents]. Yellow cloth Hardcover with illustrated dust-jacket. Jacket rubbed. Jacket edges and corners wrinkled. Cover slightly dirty. Front cover slightly rubbed. Rear cover and spine bottom edge bumped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare high-quality album of exquisite Buddhist murals in the Dunhuang caves, copied by one of the foremost 20th-century Chinese artists is in good condition.
Price $240.00
(Price does not include Shipping Costs!)
Catalog Index Number MC 15 05



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