Lancman, Eli CHINESE PORTRAITURE
Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in loosely-woven ruby-colored cloth, embossed in black with device to front cover, lettered in gilt and black to spine, colored endpapers, in illustrated dust jacket; housed in cardboard slipcase with printed wraparound paper label. Quarto.
Charming b&w chapter heads and sixty-six illustrations, eight in color, highlight this lovely production. Lancman makes the point that in Chinese portraits the artist attempts to render a portrait of the subject's soul. Sources, bibliography, index.