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ID: 300310147
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300310147

 

Record Type: concept
flying white (<painting techniques by application method or circumstances>, painting techniques, ... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Chinese painting technique in which the brush is applied quickly across the paper, which separates the hairs of the brush, leaving streaks of untouched white background, giving the design a light and airy quality. Most frequently used in bamboo and bird and flower paintings.
 
Terms:
flying white (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
flying-white (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
飛白 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
fēi bái (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
fēibái (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin),UF,U,U)
feibai (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin),UF,U,U)
fei bai (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
fei pai (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
fei-pai (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles),UF,U,U)
fei-po (C,U,Chinese (transliterated),UF,U,U)
fei po (C,U,Chinese (transliterated),UF,U,U)
fei po (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
fei po (Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques>
............ <image-making processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of <painting and painting techniques>
................ <painting and painting techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of painting techniques
.................... painting techniques (G)
Hierarchy of <painting techniques by application method or circumstances>
........................ <painting techniques by application method or circumstances> (G)
Hierarchy of flying white
............................ flying white (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 一種中國繪畫技法;快速運筆,使筆毛分岔,在畫紙上留下白色背景刷痕,賦予作品輕盈、凌空的質感。多用於畫竹與花鳥。 
Dutch ..... Penseelbehandeling in de Chinese schilderkunst waarbij het penseel vluchtig over het papier wordt gehaald, zodat de haren van het penseel uit elkaar gaan, waardoor de inkt met onderbrekingen en ongelijk wordt aangebracht en het papier er doorheen is te zien. 
Spanish ..... Técnica del pincel en la pintura china en que el pincel es pasado rápidamente sobre el papel, permitiendo a los pelos separarse de modo que la tinta es quebrada y dispareja y el papel se muestra a través de ella. 

Sources and Contributors:
飛白............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  故宮e學園 August 13, 2012
feibai............  [AS-Academia Sinica, VP]
.................  Grove Art Online (2008-) "Wang Xizhi," accessed 24 July 2008
.................  Stanley-Baker, Repainting Wang Meng, Artibus Asiae (1990) 171
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fēibái............  [AS-Academia Sinica, VP]
.................  Fahr-Becker and Murray, Art of East Asia (1999) index
.................  Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary (1981) 194
.................  Qi et al, Chinese Characters Then and Now (2004) 55
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fei bai............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fēi bái............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fei-pai............  [AS-Academia Sinica, VP]
.................  Medley, Handbook of Chinese Art (1964) 123
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fei pai............  [AS-Academia Sinica, VP]
.................  March, Technical Terms of Chinese Painting (1969) IND
.................  Sickman and Soper, Art and Architecture of China (1971) GLOS
.................  Sze, Tao of Painting (1956) index; 2:124, 139
.................  TELDAP database (2009-)
fei-po............  [VP]
.................  Munsterberg, Dictionary of Chinese and Japanese Art (1981) 75
fei po............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  March, Some Technical Terms of Chinese Painting (1935) 19
.................  March, Technical Terms of Chinese Painting (1969) 117
.................  Sickman and Soper, Art and Architecture of China (1971) GLOS
.................  Stanley-Baker, Arte Japonés (2000) 142
flying white............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  March, Some Technical Terms of Chinese Painting (1935) 19
.......................  Medley, Handbook of Chinese Art (1964) 123
.......................  Munsterberg, Dictionary of Chinese and Japanese Art (1981) 75, 7875
.......................  Sickman and Soper, Art and Architecture of China (1971) 264
.......................  Sze, Tao of Painting (1956) 2:139
flying-white............  [VP]
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-) "China - painters and institutions," accessed 24 July 2008
.......................  Qi et al, Chinese Characters Then and Now (2004) 55
.......................  Stanley-Baker, Repainting Wang Meng, Artibus Asiae (1990) 171
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987) Vol. 3, 540; fei-pai-shu
............  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 24 July 2008
............  March, Some Technical Terms of Chinese Painting (1935) 19
............  Medley, Handbook of Chinese Art (1964) 123
............  Munsterberg, Dictionary of Chinese and Japanese Art (1981) 75
............  Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary (1981) 194
............  Stanley-Baker, Repainting Wang Meng, Artibus Asiae (1990) 171
............  Sze, Tao of Painting (1956) index
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Munsterberg, Dictionary of Chinese and Japanese Art (1981) 75
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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