A Bushel of Pearls Painting for Sale in Eighteenth-Century Yangchow by Ginger Hsu

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Published by Stanford University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • China,
  • 18th Century Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Marketing,
  • Art,
  • Ch°ing dynasty, 1644-1912,
  • Asian,
  • Business Aspects,
  • Art / History / Asian,
  • Yang-chou shih,
  • Art Patronage,
  • Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou (Group of painters),
  • History,
  • Painting, Chinese

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929103M
ISBN 100804732523
ISBN 109780804732529

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The book begins by considering merchant patrons long associated with the Yangchow school of painting, and goes on to reveal that there were patrons from lower socioeconomic levels who were, in fact, perhaps the major consumers of Yangchow painting. A Bushel of Pearls | Painting in eighteenth-century Yangchow, a city that dominated the political and economic scene of mid-Qing China, has traditionally been viewed as the product of a group of nonconformist, "eccentric" artists who were supported by wealthy merchants.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy A Bushel of Pearls (Hardcover) at The author examines the paintings as commodities, revealing the mechanism of their exchange and the values negotiated, and she interprets the paintings in a framework that moves beyond economics into the social, political, historical, and literary contexts of their creation and book begins by considering merchant patrons long associated with the Yangchow school of painting, and goes on to.

Like many recent publications, A Bushel of Pearls suffers needlessly from careless editing. An editor should have caught such mala-propisms as "moisturizing the brush" (pp. ) instead of "moist-ening the brush," for runbi, the euphemism denoting cash exchanged.

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Ginger Cheng-chi Hsü. A Bushel of Pearls: Painting for Sale in Eighteenth Century Yangchow. Stanford: Stanford University Press, Patrick Deegan () Intending to debunk certain general myths about the status of amateur painters in China, Ginger Hsü presents four case studies in Yangzhou during the eighteenth century.

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Ginger Hsü’s A Bushel of Pearls: Painting for Sale in Eighteenth-Century Yangchow joins a number of recent studies that illuminate aspects of this very private market system and goes further than any in producing a detailed, complex, and convincing picture of painters’ livelihood in a specific historical setting.

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