National Palace Museum: SHI QUAN QIANLONG: QING GAOZONG DE YISHU PINWEI. The All Complete Qianlong: A Special Exhibition on the Aesthetic Tastes of the Qing Emperor Gaozong. Taibei, 2013. 409 pp. Colour plates throughout. 30x23 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a major and broad-ranging exhibition at the National Palace Museum exploring the connoisseurship and collecting style of the Qing dynasty Qianlong Emperor. Sections on: Taste and Cultivation, Environment, Connoisseurship and Production, Organisation and Cataloguing, Categorizing and Appreciation, Imitation and Innovation, Life and Art, Travel and Experience, Peace and Leisure, Chronology of the Qianlong Emperor. Illustrated throughout with superb and fascinating objects collected by, or commissioned by, the Emperor and in a large variety of media - from ceramics, paintings and cloisonne to rare books, bronzes and lacquer. This is a larger exhibition and shows a distinctly different group of exhibits to the 2002 National Palace Museum exhibition on Qianlong, Preface, list of contents, list of plates, brief introductions to each section and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Art Connoisseurship
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 518 in printed List 190.
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