RARE collection of 22 Chinese ink wash paintings with INTRODUCTION IN GERMAN and CAPTIONS IN GERMAN, FRENCH AND ENGLISH. One of the representative Chinese art forms, brush painting was throughout the ages one of the "Four Arts" expected to be mastered by China`s class of scholar-officials. 385x305mm. 8 text pages & 22 b&w plates (unbound) laid in Hardcover folder with cloth spine. Illustrated title-label pasted on front cover. Title-label rubbed. Folder upper corners and rear fore edge bumped. Folder spine yellowing, slightly stained and slightly wrinkled. Plates slightly wrinkled at corner/s. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare album of Chinese painting masterpieces from an early period is in good condition.