30 août 2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors

Interior of East Warmth Chamber of the Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors. HONG KONG - Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxin Dian) was the living place of the Qing emperors and the political centre of the Qing dynasty. It is one of the mostly visited places in The Palace Museum, and it houses the most well-known and invaluable artefacts relating to the emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong, etc. As the Hall is closed for large-scale renovation, artefacts previously housed in... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2012

A Large Court Painting by Leng Mei (FL. 1700-1742), 'Children at Play'. Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period

A Large Court Painting by Leng Mei (FL. 1700-1742), 'Children at Play'. Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period. Photo Sotheby's ink and colour on silk, mounted on a stretcherdepicting a joyful scene of the 'Hundred Boys' at play, on the upper left several boys try to catch a small figure of the God of Examination Kui Xing which one of their friends holds aloft, while others are picking up lychee fruit from a tree or observing a pair of quails cavorting under a bell... [Lire la suite]
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