Brian Shure is painter and master printer. He is Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Printmaking Department at Rhode Island School of Design.

A Chinese Letter Paper from 1644 (and 1952)

Unknown artist, detail from Burning Debts (焚券) (1952), muban shuiyin (Chinese watermark woodblock) on Xuan Zhi, page size 31.2 x 21.2 cm. Reproduction of the 1644 print published by Hu Zhengyan, Nanjing.

This is a detail of a Chinese woodblock print titled Burning Debts (焚券). It is the central portion of the first print in the fourth and final volume of a catalog, Ten Bamboo Studio Collection of Letter Papers Read More