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Author Kwon, Cheeyun Lilian, 1965- author.

Title Efficacious underworld : the evolution of Ten Kings paintings in medieval China and Korea / Cheeyun Lilian Kwon.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  759.951 KWON    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 05-04-2019.
Physical description viii, 211 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-202) and index.
Contents Images of the Ten Kings : early traces -- Transitional link from handscroll to individualized hanging scrolls : the former Packard set -- Full efflorescence in Southern Song Ningbo -- Post-Song variations -- Buddhist rituals and the Ten Kings paintings in Koryŏ -- The scripture on the Ten Kings from Haeinsa (1246) -- Introduction to the Seikadō Ten Kings -- The Seikadō Ten Kings as iconic images -- Northern Song figure-painting styles in the Seikadō Ten Kings -- Northern Song landscape- and flower-painting styles in the Seikadō Ten Kings -- Ritual context : royal ancestral worship in the Buddhist style.
Subject Shi wang jing -- Illustrations.
Painting, Chinese -- Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368 -- Themes, motives.
Painting, Korean -- Koryŏ period, 935-1392 -- Themes, motives.
Buddhist art and symbolism -- China.
Buddhist art and symbolism -- Korea.
Illustrated works.
ISBN 9780824856021 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0824856023 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)