Tag Archives: China

A Gusu Beauty Hiding in a Swedish Chest

As lamented in the previous entry of this blog, my claim to fame, as far as Gusu Beauties was concerned, was shaken. However, it has recently been given an enormous boost from a most unexpected object. A few months ago … Continue reading

Posted in chinese prints | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in china, chinese prints, Japanese print, printing, prints, Suzhou prints, woodblock | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments