Along the Riverbank: Chinese Painting from the C.C. Wang by Maxwell K. Hearn

By Maxwell K. Hearn

An in-depth stylistic exam and designated actual research of the famed tenth-century "Riverbank, in addition to different chinese language previous grasp work.

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Late 15th century. Laminated sandstone. 31% x 13% in. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund. 47 28 Ceremonial Spoon. Dan, Liberia. 19th-20th century. Wood. L. I8V4 in. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979. 264 29 Standing Male Figure. Bangwa, Cameroon. 19th-20th century. Wood. H. 401/4 in. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1968. 576 30 Vessel in Form of Seated Figure. Huastec, Northern Veracruz, Mexico.

A conception of the When the puny population of the human race could have been trampled out of existence under the advance of a single great herd of bison or reindeer, it was clear indeed who were the masters. Mankind knew well enough that the animals were stronger, fiercer, cleverer, and certainly more beautiful than themselves. " It that is with eyes attuned as much as possible to this view should look at the animals as they are shown we world. Many of them show man. The species vary from artists of the primitive one part of the world to another, but generally they are The jaguar, one of the great feline predators, prowls through all the ancient art of the Americas, a fanged and clawed image of terror.

Songe, Zaire. 19th-20th century. D. IIV2 Wood, coloring. H. I7V2 in. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979. 83 26 Seated Standard-Bearer. Aztec, Castillo de Teayo, Mexico. Late 15th century. Laminated sandstone. 31% x 13% in. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund. 47 28 Ceremonial Spoon. Dan, Liberia. 19th-20th century. Wood. L. I8V4 in. The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979. 264 29 Standing Male Figure. Bangwa, Cameroon.

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