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The Complete Classic of Mountains and Seas in Fine Art
WANG Hongqi(Text);SUN Xiaoqin(Illustration)
Subject：Language, Culture & Arts
This book uses 700 color illustrations to reproduce the natural landscape and cultural heritages of the Chinese civilization in the era that Classic of Mountains and Seas describe. It includes the painting—Map of Mountains and Rivers during the Reign of Emperor Yu, which traces the ancient civilization, 20 art maps that recaptures the geology of the Classic of Mountains and Seas and many illustrations that give expression to the ancient tribal life. The author has made an incisive interpretation of the full text of Classic of Mountains and Seas and is the first in history to have done extensive literature research on the geographical locations of the 447 mountains belonging to the 26 mountain ranges stated in the classic. Each part of the book consists of the original text, translation, explanation and illustration, making it easier for the readers to understand and learn about the Classic of Mountains and Seas.more >
- Wang Hongqi is an experienced scholar well-versed in Chinese history and geology. He has devoted himself to the study of geographical location of the Classic of Mountains and Seas for decades, has written more than 60 manuscripts and published more than 40 books at home and abroad. Sun Xiaoqin is a professional painter specialized in traditional Chinese realistic painting, decorative art and has developed a unique style. Her 42-square-meter historical painting 4,200 years ago in the landscape of China 42 square meters of the historic giant painting Map of Mountains and Rivers during the Reign of Emperor Yu that relives the landscape of Huaxia 4200 years ago has attracted wide attention.