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Decoded messages : the symbolic language of Chinese animal painting / Hou-mei Sung.

By: Sung, Hou-mei
Contributor(s): Cincinnati Art Museum
Publisher: New Haven : Cincinnati, Ohio : Yale University Press ; Cincinnati Art Museum, 2009.Description: xv, 271 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780300141528 (cloth : alk. paper); 0300141521 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780931537356 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0931537355 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Animals in art -- Exhibitions | Symbolism in art -- Exhibitions | Painting, Chinese -- Criticism and interpretation | Painting, Chinese -- ExhibitionsDDC classification: 758/.30951
Contents:
Foreword / by Aaron Betsky -- Preface / by Hou-mei Sung -- Chronology -- Introduction / by Hou-mei Sung -- Eagle and hawk -- Crane -- Wild geese -- Pheasant -- Dove/pigeon -- Phoenix -- Dragon -- Tiger -- Horse -- Fish -- Endnotes -- Select bibliography -- List of artists in exhibition -- Lenders to the exhibition -- Photo credits -- Index.
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Asia China ND1383. C6 S88 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 103668

Issued in connection with an exhibition held at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-263) and index.

Foreword / by Aaron Betsky -- Preface / by Hou-mei Sung -- Chronology -- Introduction / by Hou-mei Sung -- Eagle and hawk -- Crane -- Wild geese -- Pheasant -- Dove/pigeon -- Phoenix -- Dragon -- Tiger -- Horse -- Fish -- Endnotes -- Select bibliography -- List of artists in exhibition -- Lenders to the exhibition -- Photo credits -- Index.