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|Notes:||Called v. 2 in continuation of the author's The birth of landscape painting in China published in 1962.|
|Description:||xiv, 191 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color), map ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||Sui and T'ang: the historical and cultural background --
The painter in T'ang society --
T'ang aesthetics --
The north-south dialectic in Chinese culture and painting --
Notes on the landscape painters of Sui and T'ang. The forerunners ; The masters of the seventh century ; Li Ssu-hsü and Li Chao-tao ; Wu Tao-tzu ; Two scholar painters: Lu Hung and Cheng Ch'ien ; Chang Tsao ; Lesser Southern masters ; Southern expressionists and eccentrics ; Monk painters ; Late T'ang landscape painters in Szechwan --
Themes in Sui and T'ang landscape painting. The world in miniature: gardens and miniature gardens ; Trees and rocks ; The figure under a tree ; Architecture ; The excursion ; Beyond the frontiers ; Seascapes ; Sunset ; Rural and village scenes ; Bamboo ; Exotic plants ; Illustrated books on plants ; Painting and writing --
Space, form, and technique in Sui and T'ang landscape painting. The Sui Dynasty and the seventh century ; The eighth century ; The Biwa in the Shōsōin ; Other landscapes in the Shōsōin ; The Ingakyō scrolls ; The Tunhuang banners and scrolls: eighth and ninth centuries ; Late T'ang wall-paintings at Tunhuang --
Trees and plants: notes towards a repertory. Conifers ; Flat-leaved trees ; Bamboo ; Banana ; Lianes, creepers, and hanging vines ; Miscellaneous --
Epilogue: the legacy of T'ang landscape painting.
|Other Titles:||Birth of landscape painting in China.|
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- Symbolism in art.
- Painting, Chinese -- Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty, 220-618.
- Painting, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960.
- Landscape painting, Chinese.
- Painting, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties.
- Painting, Chinese -- Three kingdoms-Sui dynasty.