Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty from the Shanghai Museum Collection

  • Published by Tai Yip Company
  • Introduction by Ma Chengyuan
  • 42 x 29 cm
  • 1996, Chinese and English, 429pp
  • ISBN: 962-7239-42-9
  • Deluxe: HK$3,500.00
  • ISBN 962-7239-41-0
  • Cloth (HB): HK$3,000

The art of these four masters of the mid Ming period reached of a climax in the development of Chinese literate painting and the styles and mastery of brush and ink techniques also produced great influence on the posterity. With the passing of time, their arts still poses great artistic appeal to people.

The present catalogue which features a fine selection of works by the Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty of Zhen Zhou, Wen Zhengming, Tang Yin and Qiu Ying from the Shanghai Museum collection is published by Tai Yip Company with the aim to further promote art and culture of China. The catalogue also includes four articles on different topics by renowned scholars and will serve to entertain art lovers and at the same time celebrate the completion of the Shanghai Museum.