How to Read Chinese Paintings Author : Maxwell K. Hearn Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art Total Pages : 173 Release : 2008 ISBN 10 : 9781588392817 ISBN 13 : 1588392813 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK How to Read Chinese Paintings Book Description: "Together the text and illustrations gradually reveal many of the major themes and characteristics of Chinese painting. To "read" these works is to enter a dialogue with the past. Slowly perusing a scroll or album, one shares an intimate experience that has been repeated over the centuries. And it is through such readings that meaning is gradually revealed."--BOOK JACKET.