River of Seasons consists of 4 books, each a ink original paintings done in traditional Chinese painting style, each reflecting the river in a different season. The cover of each book has a copper enameled image of an boat and boatman created by artist Jill Timm. Chinese artists do not paint what they see, but what they perceive, They do not seek to reproduce appearances, but to transcribe the essence of things.
The case that holds this 4 book set has information about Chinese painting and the colophon. Each book in River of Seasons is 3.5" x 7.75" and the matching double clamshell case that holds them is 8.25" x 8.75" x 1.5". This book is a one-of-a-kind..
Price is $1400.