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[CHINESE FINE ART EXHIBITION IN SHANGHAI]. / MEIZHAN TEKAN, JIN: - [A catalogue of contemporary art at the National Fine Art Exhibition - Modern Art]. Shanghai 1929.

. Folio. Size: 38 x 26 cm. Lvs (10) with Chinese text + 168 pages with ca 290 reproductions and photos (48 full page) + 6 lvs with intermittent section-caption. Original decorated silk (over paper) covers with stiched Chinese and English titles on upper cover, visible strings, chipped along edges. This catalogue of contemporary art (which appeared as part of a two volume catalogue, the other volume covering ancient art) was issued in connection with the National Fine Art Exhibition at Shanghai in 1929. It was the first officially organized Chinese national art exhibition which took seven years to prepare. The contemporary paintings at the show were divided into a "Western" section including landscape by Liu Haisu, a female nude by Pan Yuliang, modernist figures by Fengmian and Cai Weilian, etc. The "Chinese" section contained paintings ranging from works by well known classicists Gu Linshi, Feng Chaoran, and Wu Hufan, to those of Western influences reformists such as Gao Jianfu and Chen Shuren.
EUR 1650.00 [Appr.: US$ 1963.29 | £UK 1432.25 | JP¥ 215339] Booknumber: 100628

Total: EUR 1650.00 [Appr.: US$ 1963.29 | £UK 1432.25 | JP¥ 215339]

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