MADE FOR TRADE - MADE IN CHINA. CHINESE EXPORT PAINTINGS IN DUTCH COLLECTIONS: ART AND COMMODITY.
Poel, Rosalien van der.
288 pp.; 264 colour illus., 3 pp. summary in Dutch. Biblio.. PhD Thesis. Leiden, 2016. Hbk.
book nr. 13351 € 39,50
'Made for Trade' unveils the hitherto practically unknown 18th and 19th Chinese export paintings in sixteen Dutch public collections. This transcultural painting genre forms a special phenomenon and a shared cultural visual repertoire with its own (Eurasian) character.