This exquisite edition of A Dream of Red Mansions
features a rare set of Qing Dynasty paintings by Sun Wen. This collector's edition features a complete set of Sun Wen's 230 paintings in splendid color, printed on fine paper. Condensed text from the original novel accompanies each of the paintings and offers a wonderful insight and a brief summary of each of the 120 chapters.
Sun Wen (1818-1904), a Qing dynasty artist, spent 36 years doing a series of paintings on silk, telling the story of Hong Lou Meng (A Dream of Red Mansions), a famous Chinese literary classic.