A Dream of Red Mansions

Art
$60.00
Current Stock:
SKU:
9781602200043
Publisher:
Shanghai Press
ISBN:
9781602200043
Format:
Hardcover with Slip Case
Date Published:
09/10/2010
Illustrations:
complete set of Sun Wen's 230 paintings
Number of Pages:
234
Trim Size:
13 1/2 X 10 1/4

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.

This rare edition will be a keepsake for many generations, and is perfect for gift-giving and presentations. The original paintings are presently preserved in Lvshun Museum, Dalian, China.


About the Author:
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.