The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting
Chieh Tzu Yüan Hua Chuan, 1679-1701 : A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition With the Text Translated From the Chinese and Edited by Mai-mai SzeBook - 1977
Originally published as Volume 2 of The Tao of Painting, this is the first English translation of the famous Chinese handbook, the "Chieh Tzu Yüan Hua Chuan" (original, 1679-1701). Mai-mai Sze has translated and annotated the texts of instructions, discussions of the fundamentals of painting, notes on the preparation of colors, and chief editorial prefaces.
"The Mustard Seed Garden manual of painting was originally part of a larger work, The tao of painting."