1955. Item #88694
[Peking Jung Pao Chai, Publishers] Ch'i P'ai-shih etal. PEKING JUNG PAO CHAI HSIN CHI SHIH CHIEN P'U. Peking, 1955. Folio, 2 vols bound chinese-style in purple wraps, enclosed in a brocade folding box with ivory clasps. In fine condition. This collection of wood-block reproductions of paintings was published by the famous Peking art publishers in honor of the 91st year of the painter Ch'i P'ai-shih, which was celebrated in 1951. There are a total of 80 multicolor prints, of which 32 are after designs by Ch'i P'ai-shih, himself. Magnificently done, they represent the height of the printer's craft in 20th century China. Complete.