28 janvier 2018

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 19th century, Portrait of Yongzheng Empress (1723–1735), Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 19th century, Portrait of Yongzheng Empress (1723–1735), Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Image: 85 3/4 × 37 5/8 in. (217.8 × 95.6 cm) Overall with mounting: 85 3/4 x 37 5/8 in. (217.8 x 95.6 cm) Overall with knobs: 85 3/4 × 41 1/2 in. (217.8 × 105.4 cm). Rogers Fund, 1942, 42.141.4 © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

28 janvier 2018

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 19th century, Portrait of Yongzheng Emperor (1723–1735), Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Unidentified Artist Chinese, 19th century, Portrait of Yongzheng Emperor (1723–1735), Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. Image: 71 1/2 × 41 5/8 in. (181.6 × 105.7 cm) Overall with mounting: 102 1/4 x 47 5/8 in. (259.7 x 121 cm) Overall with knobs: 8 ft. 6 1/4 in. × 51 3/8 in. (259.7 × 130.5 cm). Rogers Fund, 1942, 42.141.3 © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
28 janvier 2018

Wine Cup with Bamboo (one of a pair), Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng mark and period (1723–35)

Wine Cup with Bamboo (one of a pair), Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng mark and period (1723–35). Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under and colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware). H. 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm); Diam. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); Diam. of foot 13/16 in. (2 cm). Alfred W. Hoyt Collection, Bequest of Rosina H. Hoppin, 1965; 65.86.62 © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
28 janvier 2018

Bowl, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng mark and period (1723–35)

Bowl, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng mark and period (1723–35). Porcelain painted in overglaze famille rose enamels. H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm). Alfred W. Hoyt Collection, Bequest of Rosina H. Hoppin, 1965; 65.86.12 © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
19 décembre 2017

Mountain with landscape scene, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Mountain with landscape scene, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Lapis lazuli. H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); W. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm). Alfred W. Hoyt Collection, Bequest of Rosina H. Hoppin, 1965; 65.86.183a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
19 décembre 2017

Landscape with figures, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Landscape with figures, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Jade (nephrite). H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); L. 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm). Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939; 39.65.22a, b © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This sculpture exploits the otherworldly luminescence of jade to depict a landscape beyond the reach of mere mortals. In the foreground, by a rushing river, an aging scholar communes with a crane, the frequent companion of Daoists and hermits.

19 décembre 2017

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Malachite. H. 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm). Bequest of Edmund C. Converse, 1921; 21.175.136 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mystical figures such as Daoist and Buddhist practitioners were thought to retreat to landscapes with magical properties, represented in green and blue, where they were able to access the spiritual forces that lived within the mountains. In these two works, impressively large pieces of malachite and lapis... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2017

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th–19th century

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th–19th century. Lapis lazuli. H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902; 02.18.917 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mystical figures such as Daoist and Buddhist practitioners were thought to retreat to landscapes with magical properties, represented in green and blue, where they were able to access the spiritual forces that lived within the mountains. In these two works, impressively large pieces of malachite and... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2017

Jin Nong (Chinese, 1687–1764), Plum Blossom and Calligraphy, 1761, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Jin Nong (Chinese, 1687–1764), Plum Blossom and Calligraphy, 1761, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Hanging scroll: ink on net-patterned paper. Without mounting: 116.2 x 41.5 cm (45 3/4 x 16 5/16 in.); with mounting: 219.8 x 55.8 cm (86 9/16 x 21 15/16 in.); width, with rollers: 66.3 cm (26 1/8 in.), Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund, 1976.26.2. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery Bibliography: Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982),... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2017

Moon Flask (Bianhu) with Lotus Scroll, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–1795)

Moon Flask (Bianhu) with Lotus Scroll and Central Floret,Ruyi Mushrooms (base) and Plantain Leaves, . Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. 49.1 x 36.5 cm. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Nickerson, 1900.1353. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago