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Fascination of nature

Roderick Whitfield

Fascination of nature

plants and insects in Chinese painting and ceramics of the Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

by Roderick Whitfield

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Published by Yekyong Publications in Seoul, Korea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chufang, Xie.,
  • Painting, Chinese -- Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368.,
  • Scrolls, Chinese.,
  • Insects in art.,
  • Plants in art.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoderick Whitfield.
    ContributionsChufang, Xie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1040 .W52 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1207337M
    ISBN 108970840125
    LC Control Number94202399
    OCLC/WorldCa30010117

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