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Chinese Special Collections

Description

The UBC Asian Library acquired the Swann Collection in 1997 which contains roughly 1000 unique titles including some rare reproductions of Japanese and Chinese paintings from 17th century. About 100 titles have been identified by the CLIR project as unique or rare and will be catalogued soon.

方召麐行書

1956年香港“宣周堂”出版。方召麐手書《蘭亭集序》等行書作品,“敬以此冊奉獻母親”。

扉頁背面有作者親筆題詞: “To dear Mr. Swann, with compliment. From L.Z. Fang 方召麐 一九五七年十月 牛津” 。

方召麐(1914-2006),無錫著名實業家方壽頤和妻子王淑英之長女,轉益多師,學貫中西,書畫雙絕。

相關閲讀:  方召麐維基百科頁面   |  方召麐生平大公網   |  方召麐藝事年表

 

八大山人真跡 畫冊

1919年出版,是當時中日書畫收藏者的藏品集結成冊。共三十頁,包括中堂,立軸,冊頁等,書畫兼美。此版本海内僅見。

 

吳昌碩先生畫帖

大正6年(1920)年于日本長崎雙樹園出版。包括吳先生的書法和繪畫作品,印製精美。此版本海内僅見。