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Watson, William 1917-2007

Overview
Works: 144 works in 809 publications in 5 languages and 15,712 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Redactor
Classifications: DS715, 709.51
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Most widely held works about William Watson
 
Most widely held works by William Watson
Early civilization in China by William Watson( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated archeological survey from the earliest dynastic cultures to 221 B.C
China before the Han dynasty by William Watson( Book )

43 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts of China to AD 900 by William Watson( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This handsome book is the first in a major three-volume series that will survey China's immense wealth of art, architecture, and artefacts from prehistoric times to the twentieth century. The Arts of China to AD 900 investigates the beginnings of the traditions on which much of the art rests, moving from Neolithic and Bronze Age China to the era of the Tang Dynasty around AD 900"--Jacket
Art of dynastic China by William Watson( Book )

46 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes the full scope of Chinese Arts, From early Antiquity to this century
Style in the arts of China by William Watson( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculpture of Japan, from the fifth to the fifteenth century by William Watson( Book )

13 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Chinese bronzes by William Watson( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts of China 900-1620 by William Watson( Book )

16 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second in a major three-volume series"--Back cover
Ancient China : the discoveries of post-liberation Chinese archaeology by William Watson( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Japan Exhibition : art of the Edo period, 1600-1868 by Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural frontiers in Ancient East Asia by William Watson( Book )

19 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tang and Liao ceramics by William Watson( Book )

22 editions published in 1984 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts of China after 1620 by William Watson( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with discussions of pictorial fine art and progressing to decorative arts that include carving, architecture, sculpture, ceramics, jade, glasswares and textiles, the authors demonstrate that during the seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries China was on the verge of becoming a global cultural power. The volume covers the last three hundred years, with a focus on the eighteenth century reigns of Emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong. -- Dust Jacket
Archaeology in China by William Watson( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early South East Asia : essays in archaeology, history, and historical geography by R. B Smith( Book )

14 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint implements : an account of Stone Age techniques and cultures by British Museum( Book )

30 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese art( Book )

in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Japan exhibition : art of the Edo period, 1600-1868 : Royal Academy of Arts, London 1981-2 : catalogue( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook to the collections of early Chinese antiquities by British Museum( Book )

15 editions published between 1851 and 1963 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The arts of China 900-1620
Alternative Names
Watson, W. 1917-2007

Watson, W. (William)

Watson, W. (William), 1917-2007

William Watson britischer Kunsthistoriker vor allem für ostasiatische Kunst

William Watson Brits kunsthistoricus (1917-2007)

Уильям Уотсон

ویلیام واتسون

ワトソン, ウィリアム

ワトソン, ウイリアム

Languages
English (359)

French (40)

Dutch (3)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

Covers
The arts of China 900-1620The arts of China after 1620