Published in the Qing Dynasty, for over 300 years this absolute classic painting guide has inspired generations of great artists of the Oriental brush paintings. This version is a fully colored edition from Emperor Kangxi’s period (1705). We have selected a high quality, thick paper version with the coptic thread binding method that allows you to open the book completely flat, so that you can view the undistorted images as closely as possible.
You may choose to purchase one of the copies (see details below) or the complete set.
- The complete set contains 3 copies: Landscape, Four Gentleman Plants (plum blossom, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum), and Flower-Bird (including insects, people and buildings)
- This book is organized in a logical way, and increases the difficulty level gradually
- Publisher: 北京工艺美术出版社, 2022 edition
- ±400 pages
This book is fully written in Chinese, although the majority of the content is composed of images.