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Gibbon paintings in China, Japan, and Korea: Historical distribution, production rate and context

  title={Gibbon paintings in China, Japan, and Korea: Historical distribution, production rate and context},
  author={Thomas Geissmann},
Gibbons (the small apes of the family Hylobatidae) occupied in the past and still occupy today an important niche in Chinese – and for some time also in Japanese and Korean – cultures. Their importance can be assessed in the frequent depiction of gibbons in the figurative arts. This is the first study to quantify the production of gibbon paintings in various periods of these countries’ history. A total of 818 gibbon paintings were surveyed. Results show that the earliest gibbon paintings are… 
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