Chinese-Woodblock

Major international loan exhibition “Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints” opens in the Boone Gallery this Saturday! Among the nearly 50 objects in the show is The Huntington’s own Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting (ca. 1633–1703), on public view for the first time.

Head to VERSO to read about Ten Bamboo.

image: Detail of bird eating fruit, Painting 2, Ten Bamboo Studio Manual of Calligraphy and Painting, ca. 1633–1703, compiled and edited by Hu Zhengyan (1584/5–1673/4), woodblock-printed book mounted as album leaves, ink and colors on paper. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. “Gardens, Art, and Commerce in Chinese Woodblock Prints” is on view Sept. 17, 2016, through Jan. 9, 2017.