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Qi Baishi Painting, woodblock watermark print by Duo Yunxuan, Shanghai , late 20th c

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Qi Baishi Painting, woodblock watermark print by Duo Yunxuan, Shanghai , late 20th c

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The charm of the woodblock watermark is not only to resemble the original. It also enables people to observe the original charm of the brushstrokes and inks, but also to inherit and carry forward the fine traditions of the motherland's crafts, with its uniqueness and special charm. The woodblock watermark is an ancient printing technique in China and has a history of more than one thousand years. It integrates painting, engraving and printing. It displays ink strokes according to the principles of ink-in-ink penetration. It can be used not only for printmaking but also for vivid reproduction of various types of Chinese calligraphy and painting. Because of its different printing materials, processes, and general printing, people often use woodblock watermark paintings as original works to appreciate, or as "sub-authentic" and "authentic." Today, woodblock watermarking techniques have been inherited and developed as national intangible cultural heritage. Among them, Beijing Rong Bao Zhai and Shanghai Duo Yun Xuan wood watermark represent the highest level of contemporary woodblock watermarks. In the 50s-60s of the last century, the golden era of woodblock watermarks known as Rong Bao Zhai and Duo Yun Xuan - traditional reproductions and innovations, have made great achievements. Because of the small number of prints, these works have been kept for a long time and have become increasingly rare. Nowadays, with the appreciation of the collection, a few kinds of wood-watermarked books and woodblock watermark works and their appreciation have been recorded. One, woodblock watermark process appreciation The woodblock watermark paintings and paintings have the artistic effect of “spuriousness” and depend on the operation process (delineation, engraving, printing, decoration) itself. The whole process is also an artistic re-creation. Trace description, also known as "Linyi hook description." This process maximizes the faithfulness of the copy to the original work. Spread the original work on a work bench and cover it with transparent objects such as cellophane and cane paper. At the same time, "Is color separation", the original work is divided into a number of irregular sizes. The right editions are decisive for accurate reproduction. In the 1950s, Rong Baozhai and Duo Yunxuan had a large number of modern and contemporary artists' original works. Large artists such as Qi Baishi and Xu Beihong also personally participated in and guided the production of woodblock watermarks. These unique conditions enabled the early woodcut watermarks to simulate modern and contemporary works. The degree reached its peak.

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    Thank you for sending this beautiful work of art so well packed, it was worth the waiting for it.
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    jandnauta October 17, 2018

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