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Chinese travelers of the Ming period

Gabriele Foccardi

Chinese travelers of the Ming period

by Gabriele Foccardi

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Published by O. Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia,
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Travlers -- China.,
    • Southeast Asia -- Description and travel.,
    • China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGabriele Foccardi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS522 .F63 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2438534M
      ISBN 103447026324
      LC Control Number87131562

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      The Ming dynasty (–) set out to restore Chinese culture by a study of Sung life. Its initial territorial expansion was largely lost by the early 15th cent. leading to some industry slowdowns and stranding millions of Chinese New Year travelers. More than , troops and million auxiliary forces were mobilized to clear roads.   Chinese art is most famous for landscape painting and some of the greatest landscape masterpieces have been painted by Chinese artists. The period of the Five Dynasties to Northern Song (–) is considered as the “Great age of Chinese landscape”. Here are 10 of the greatest painters from China and their most famous masterpieces.


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