Xiao Yutian's ( Dream of the Red Chamber ) Visual Interpretations
Colour printing on xuan (bamboo paper), hand embossing, woodblock printing and xian zhuang (stitched binding) are all ancient techniques used by JAPL. Items of particular interest produced include the recreation of 500 year old books originally made by Emperor Yongle to record the Ming Dynasty, as well as key Confucius teachings. The books and scriptures, amongst other collections and art works, all displaying the time consuming and intricate skills, can be found in the vast on-site product exhibition room.
Description: Designed by Xiao Yi Tian, a Beijing-based artist specialising in the meticulous style of gongbi painting, the collection visualises some of the best-known scenes in the great novel ‘Dream of the Red Chamber’ which was composed in the mid-18th century by Cao Xueqin. Includes the five stamps released by China Post, as well as other ink paintings and drafts.
Keywords: Thread-bound books, hard-bound books, copy of ancient paintings, engraving printing, collo edition
Add：No.186, Chenfeng Road, Jintan, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China