Subject:Rong Bao Zhai woodblock print album
Posted By: Pawel Jablonski Thu, Jul 25, 2019 IP: 188.8.131.52
Dear friends, I would like ask you for help in determining the value of old Chinese woodblock prints album with I own. It's dated for 1951 year. There are 20 woodblock prints inside. The album is in very good condition. I will be very grateful for the information. Probably the following information from the internet applies to this album:
1951, Peking RONG BAO ZHAI Publishers. Qi Baishi etal. PEKING JUNG PAO CHAI HSIN CHI SHIH CHIEN P'U Folio, 2 vols., bound chinese-style, enclosed in a brocade folding box with ivory clasps. In very good 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 Qi Baishi, which was celebrated in 1951. There are a total of 200 multicolor prints, of which 48 are after designs by Qi Baishi, 38 by Zhang Daqian. The title slip is written by Qi Baishi: Baishi at the age of 91.Magnificently done, they represent the height of the printer's craft in 20th century China. Complete.