Category Archives: china

A West Lake Panorama Discovered in UK Collection

Thanks to Helen Clifford and Emile de Bruijn I recently became aware of some Chinese woodblock prints ‘found’ in the North Yorkshire County Record Office. This find, combined with the Douce prints in the Bodleian Library discussed in Three Rediscovered … Continue reading

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Gusu Beauties, formats

DIPTYCHS, TRIPTYCHS AND TETRAPTYCHS This is my long-overdue final posting to the Gusu Beauties series. Among 18th century Suzhou prints there are several examples of two prints constituting a whole image, where the scene and design in one print continues … Continue reading

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New books on Suzhou prints

TWO RECENT PUBLICATIONS ON SUZHOU PRINTS In case not all our readers are up-to-date on the available literature, I would like to point out two books which further the study of Suzhou prints. The first publication is part of the … Continue reading

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