First  cover of 'MADE FOR TRADE - MADE IN CHINA. CHINESE EXPORT PAINTINGS IN DUTCH COLLECTIONS: ART AND COMMODITY.'

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.