Telling images of China: narrative and figure paintings, 15th-20th century from the Shanghai Museum
Each of the 35 narrative and figure paintings selected from the Shanghai Museum and featured in this exquisite book, retell a story from Chinese legend, folklore or history. Album leaf, fan, handscroll and hanging-scroll paintings demonstrate the dynamic
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