I Ching, Yijing or Zhou Yi
"Oracle of the moon": © 2000 LiSe

  Yi Jing, Oracle of the Moon

Jieziyuan Huazhuan

The Mustardseed Garden Manual of Painting

Mustardseed

 

Mustardseed

Commissioned by Shen Xinyou, published by Li Yu in 1679
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jieziyuan_Huazhuan

An English translation by Mai-mai Sze of the work, "The Tao of Painting - A study of the ritual disposition of Chinese painting", with a translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, published in New York in 1956.

The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting was made by three brothers during the last quarter of the 17th century.

The copy above is a 1997 facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai edition by Mai-Mai Sze
ISBN 0-691-01819-7 paperback
ISBN 0-691-09940-5 hardcover