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Landscapes Clear and Radiant: The Art of Wang Hui (1632-1717)
Wang Hui, the most celebrated painter of late-17th-century China, played a key role both in reinvigorating past traditions of landscape painting and in establishing the stylistic foundations for the imperially sponsored art of the Qing court. An artist of protean talent and immense ambition, Wang developed an all-embracing synthesis of historical landscape styles that cons ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published October 14th 2008 by Metropolitan Museum of Art
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Author and specialist on Chinese art. Currently Curator in Charge of the Department of Asian Art at the Metropolitian Museum of Art, New York.More about Maxwell K. Hearn...