The Graceful Ancient Letter Papers

Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House_The Graceful Ancient Letter Papers

Author:Liang Ying



Published Date:June, 2009



Author:Liang Ying
Publisher: Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Co. Ltd.
Time of Publication:June, 2009
Price:RMB ¥360.00
Book Size:16
Brief Introduction:Delicacy on the Notes—a Picture Book of Color Paper Works in Ming and Qing Dynasties Based on two great inventions in ancient China, the making of color paper involves techniques in paper-making and complicated technology in printing. It is considered to be one of the most advanced technological products of printing in ancient China. With its unique technological, artistic, literary and social connotations, color paper is the craftwork that carries strong intellectual interest.
For more than a thousand of years, paper-making and printing, two of the four great inventions in ancient China, have always been in the lead in the world, which is perfectly illustrated by the making of color paper. The development of paper color reflects the improvement of paper-making techniques, the growth of printing technology, the ebb and flow of engraving, the works of literature, the feelings in social communication and the tastes of intellectuals. During the exhibit, while the on-the-spot demonstration of the making of color paper reveals the essence of tradition Chinese culture in front of the world, there will be more attention drawn to China and China’s publishing industry for sure. This approach coincides with the original intention of the publishing and promoting of the book Delicacy on the Notes—a Picture Book of Color Paper Works in Ming and Qing Dynasties.

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