Belt hook with an animal mask, warring states, 475-221 B.C.


Chinese Art under the Mongols: the Yüan Dynasty, 1279-1368. Cleveland: The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1968.

Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting: The Collections of the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980.

The Four Masters of Late Yüan. Tokyo: Chuo Koron-sha, 1985.

The Century of Tung Ch'i-ch'ang, 1555-1636. 2 vols. Seattle: The University of Seattle Press, 1992.


"Future Buddha Maitreya in a Northern Wei Stele." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 47 (Oct. 1960): 182-191.

"Hun-p'ing: The Urn of the Soul." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 48 (Feb. 1961): 26-34.

"Nan-Ch'en Pei-Ts'ui, Ch'en Hung-shou of the South and Ts'ui Tzu-chung of the North." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 49 (Jan. 1962): 1-11.

"Kao: Myth and Speculations." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 50 (April, 1963): 71-79.

"Shang and Chou Bronzes." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 51 (Sept. 1964): 173-188.

"Scattered Pearls beyond the Ocean: Chinese Album Paintings in the Cleveland Museum of Art." With Sherman E. Lee. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1964.

"Three Seated Stone Buddhas." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 53 (April, 1966): 83-103.

"Notes on Chinese Sculpture from Northern Ch'i to Sui; Part I: Two Seated Stone Buddhas in the Cleveland museum." Archives of Asian Art 22 (1968-1969): 6-55.

"Tung Ch'i-chang's New Orthodoxy and the Southern School Theory." Artists and Traditions: Uses of the Past in Chinese Culture. Christian F. Murck ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. 113-29.

"Religious Paintings." Traditional and Contemporary Painting in China. Washington D.C.: National Academy of Science, 1980. 22-34.

"Late Ming Literati: Their Social and Cultural Ambience." The Chinese Scholar's Studio: Artistic Life in the Late Ming Period. New York: Thames and Hudson,1987. 23-36.

"The Literary Concept of 'Picture-like' (Ju-hua) and 'Picture-Idea' (Hua-i) in the Relationship Between Poetry and Painting." Words and Images: Chinese Poetry, Calligraphy, and Painting. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. 359-404.

"The Preaching Buddha" Possessing the Past: Treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. 201-218.

"The Trubner Stele in Metropolitan Museum: A Problem of Authentification and Connoisseurship" Kaikodo Journal (Tokyo), 2001.

"A Biography of Li Ch'eng."

Sherman Lee. "Liang Ch'ing-piao." 1981, 101-158.

"Introduction to the Literati Painting in Yüan Dynasty." 1983, 243-257 (Also published in 1950-1987), 1992, 274.

"A Brief Study of Tan-yen lao-ren Chang Ch'ing, the Southern Sung Collector and Art Historian."

"Postcript to the Handscroll by a Chin Dynasty Painter 'Dipankara's Prophecy for the Coming Buddha Sakyamuni.'"

"The Original Meaning of 'Haboku.'" Museum No. 379, 1982.

"Tung Ch'i-ch'ang's Transcendence of History and Art."

"A Biography of Li Ch'eng."

Articles on "Wang Wei" and "Mi Fu" in Encyclopedia of Art (Rome and New York)

Upcoming publications

"The Newly Discovered 'Six Guanyin' of Esoteric Buddhist Wall Painting in America" for Artibus Asiae

"The Original Meaning of 'p'o-mo' in the History of T'ang and Sung Painting and Its Musical and Calligraphical Origins" for Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies

"'Wei': The First Basic Principle for Compositional Structure in Early Chinese Painting and the Restoration of Xie He's Fifth Law" for Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies or T'oung Pao

"Second Postscript to the Chin Painting 'Dipankara's Prophecy for the Coming Buddha Sakyamuni.'"

"Some Art Historical Problems Concerning the Design and Production for the Textile Industry Under Strict Governmental Control in the Yüan Dynasty."

"The Diversity and Conversion of the 'ya' and 'shu' Tastes in Late Ming Literature and Art."

"The Political and Religious Struggle among the Ming Loyalist Painters in the Suchou Area during the Late Ming and Early Ch'ing Period."

"The Development of Chinese Portrait Painting: As Viewed from the Seater's Face Orientation."

"The Pictorial Theme 'Searching the Mountain' from Kao Yi to Liang Kai in Sung Dynasty: The Transformation of Erh-lang shen in the Histories of Taoism and Court Painting."

"Mi Fu Calligraphy and 'Chun-hua-ke tieh.'"

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