Flowering in the Shadows: Women in the History of Chinese and Japanese Painting

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Marsha Smith Weidner
University of Hawaii Press, Jan 1, 1990 - Art - 315 pages
For well over a thousand years Chinese and Japanese women created, commissioned, collected and used paintings, yet until recently this fact has scarcely been acknowledged in the study of East Asian art by Westerners.
 

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Contents

Images and Realities I
1
The Ladies Classic of Filial Piety
27
Collector of Painting and Calligraphy
55
Women Painters in Traditional China
81
The Painting of Liu Yin
103
The Conventional Success of Chen Shu
123
Women Painters at the Heian Court
159
Zenmyo and
185
The Life and Art of Cho Kõran
265
Contributors
295
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