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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo Abstract After the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, the Empress Dowager Cixi, the de facto head of the Qing court, undertook projects to reconstitute her identity through the production of photographs and paintings. While they helped to reestablish and strengthen her ties...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 3. Katherine Carl (American, 1965–1938), Portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi , 1903 (completed in China). Oil on canvas with camphor wood frame, 505.8 × 262.9 × 142.2 cm (frame assembled). Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Transfer from the Smithsonian More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 4. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), The Empress Dowager Cixi with Foreign Envoys' Wives at Leshoutang, Summer Palace, Beijing , 1903–5. Glass plate negative, 24.1 × 17.8 cm. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Purchase, 1966. Smithsonian Institution More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 6. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), The Empress Dowager Cixi and Attendants on the Imperial Barge on Zhonghai, Beijing , 1903–5. Glass plate negative, 24.1 × 17.8 cm. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Purchase, 1966. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), Formal Portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi , 1903. Photograph, 23 × 17 cm. The Alice Roosevelt Longworth Collection of Photographs from the 1905 Taft Mission to Asia, 1905, FSA.A2009.02 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 2. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), Formal Portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi , 1903. Gugong Palace Museum Collection, Beijing. Photograph provided by the Palace Museum, Beijing. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... between the cave sculptures and the carvings from the Yonggu ling 永固陵 at Fangshan 方山 northwest of Datong, the tomb of the Grand Empress Dowager Wenming, are significant. Historical records indicate the construction of the tomb and shrine complex by Wang Yu took place from 481 to 484. 15 The large-scale...
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Figure 11. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), Formal Mirror Portrait. Cixi, Empress Dowager, 1835–1908 , 1903–5. Glass plate negative, 24.1 × 17.8 cm. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Purchase, 1966. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, FSA A.13 SC-GR-251. More
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Figure 10. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), Group Mirror Portrait. The Empress Dowager Cixi with Attendants in front of Paiyunmen, Summer Palace, Beijing , 1903–5. Glass plate negative, 24.1 × 17.8 cm. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Purchase, 1966. Smithsonian More
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Figure 17. Yu Xunling (Chinese, ca. 1880–1943), Group Mirror Portrait. The Empress Dowager Cixi with Attendants in Front of Paiyunmen, Summer Palace, Beijing (detail), 1903–5. Glass plate negative, 24.1 × 17.8 cm. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian More
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... as the direct trigger of unrest. Other words of Yuan's epitaph are similarly at odds with accounts of his court service—one that he was twice fired; another, that he barely escaped punishment after offending the chariot procession of the empress dowager. Yet Yuan's public image as a responsible official...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
...) in Luoyang, whose 11. Anagui sent two princesses to the Eastern Wei in death was ordered by Empress Dowager Ling, had yet to the 540s: his young granddaughter in 542 for Gao Zhan be constructed when he met his untimely death. His epi- and one of his daughters in 545 for Gao Huan. The biog- taph...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
..., Hebei; pavilion dated 984. Photo by Roy Gridley, courtesy of Marilyn and Roy Gridley. the White Pagoda in Qingzhou Balin youqi 巴林 a sculpture of the death of the historical Buddha Shakya- was the empress dowager, the mother of the Xing- muni (parinirvana), were among them.55 The original zong...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 165–190.
Published: 01 October 2014
... The empress dowager and Guangxu emperor both visited term.67 the zoo twice. The empress dowager appropriately In short, there was hesitation in China among edu- enough stayed at the Changguanlou the ‘‘Tower cated elites about adopting the Japanese neologism...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of district taxes, although the timing suggests that Mi was also caught up in the broader movement to oust the antireformists following the death of the Grand Empress Dowager Gao 宣仁聖烈皇后高氏 (1032–1093) in the ninth lunar month, 1093. 35 Mi was demoted with an honorary sinecure as superintendent of Zhongyue...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
... surfaced in a market sometime before 1293. 90 Other Song imperial objects found their way out of the hands of the Song Empress Dowager (held captive in Dadu) and into the collections of highly placed Yuan officials. 91 Although the details of these exchanges remain hidden, the written record does...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... painting, in particular that of the Qianlong period. Similar European-style buildings feature prominently in the third and fourth scrolls of the 1751 painting in celebration of the sixtieth birthday of the Chongqing 崇慶 Empress Dowager (1692–1777), Qianlong's mother. 10 This further elucidates...
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