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Qing Dynasty
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Qing Dynasty, Age of ExplorationVelvet Textile for a Dragon Robe
Clearing after Rain over Streams and Mountains, Wang Hui (王翚)

Clearing after Rain over Streams and Mountains Wang Hui (王翚), 1662

Buddhist Temple on a Clear Evening, after Oubo Laoren, Wang Hui (王翚)

Buddhist Temple on a Clear Evening, after Oubo Laoren Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 10, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 10, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Sand Banks and Rocks, after Chiweng, Wang Hui (王翚)

Sand Banks and Rocks, after Chiweng Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Shady Summer Woods, after Shuming, Wang Hui (王翚)

Shady Summer Woods, after Shuming Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 4, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 4, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 5, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 5, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 6, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 6, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 7, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 7, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 8, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 8, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Landscapes 9, 仿古山水圖, Wang Hui (王翚)

Landscapes 9, 仿古山水圖 Wang Hui (王翚), 1674 – 1677

Emperor Guan, Qing Dynasty

Emperor Guan 1700

Velvet Textile for a Dragon Robe, Qing Dynasty

Velvet Textile for a Dragon Robe 1700

Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone, Qing Dynasty

Kangxi period lingbi scholar's stone 1662 – 1722

One Hundred Horses, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 1, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 1 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 2, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 2 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 3, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 3 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 4, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 4 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

One Hundred Horses — Detail 5, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

One Hundred Horses — Detail 5 Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1728

Rank Badge with Silver Pheasant, Qing Dynasty

Rank Badge with Silver Pheasant 1750

Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

Peacock Spreading Its Tail Feathers Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1758

The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1758

Portrait of Consort Chunhui, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

Portrait of Consort Chunhui Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1760

Portrait of Lady Hoja, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

Portrait of Lady Hoja Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1760

Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts, Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧)

Portraits of Emperor Qianlong, the Empress, and Eleven Imperial Consorts Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世寧), 1736 – 1770

Fantastic mountain scholar's stone (Gongshi), Qing Dynasty

Fantastic mountain scholar's stone (Gongshi) 1700 – 1800

Formal Collar, Qing Dynasty

Formal Collar 1800

Taihu scholar's stone, Qing Dynasty

Taihu scholar's stone 1800 – 1900

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Academic Art, Age of Exploration

Academic Art

Allegory, craft, and the unrelenting dictatorship of the Academy

1661 – 1900

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