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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... able to acquire merit through creating sculptures. 21 Wang Yu's sponsorship of cave-making from 484 also marks the opening of Yungang to opportunities for broader sponsorship. 22 Chinese Buddhist sculpture Northern Wei archaeological finds Yungang Longmen artistic transitions cave...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... walled town. A newly discovered Liao pagoda site in Xishanpo, Inner Mongolia, is presented. Finally, the article proposes sources for the three-monument arrangement at Kherlen-Bars in Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and the Silla kingdom of Korea. Copyright © Asia Society 2016 Bars-Khot Dule...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Wei-Cheng Lin Copyright © Asia Society 2011 Underground Wooden Architecture in Brick: A Changed Perspective from Life to Death in 10th- through 13th-Century Northern China wei-cheng lin University of North...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
...— the purported find-site of the Minneapolis sarcophagus—we can reasonably speculate that the designer of this doorway probably derived its form and decoration from actual prototypes like those excavated in some high-ranking Northern Wei tombs. 11 This simulated “entryway” features a double-leaf door, together...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43–57.
Published: 01 April 2014
... OF ASIAN ART Fig. 20. Bodhisattva with cicada crown, Longxingsi, Qingzhou, Shandong, Northern Wei (386–534) to Eastern Wei (534–550). Limestone...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Edward. Foreword, vol. i (1945-1946), pp. 9-1o. Chung, Saehyang P. Hsing-ch'ing Kung. Some New Findings on the Brotherton, Elizabeth. Two Farewell Handscrolls of the Late Northern Plan of Emperor Hsuan-tsung's Private Palace, vol. 44 (1991), pp. Song, vol. 52 (2000), p. TK...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the short-lived Northern Liang regime and later the northeast under the Northern Wei, Kucha contributed enormously to the development of Buddhist art and architecture across north China throughout the fifth century, as its unique pictorial style, iconography, and architectural designs were embraced from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., in the nar- For a study of a different visual retelling of the story of Drparnkara, rative scenes female figures are dressed in Chinese costume, whereas this from the Northern Wei period, see Audrey Spiro, "Hybrid Vigor: male figures like Sumedha are generally depicted in Xianbei costume, Memory...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Province of questions of provenance and the employment of that represents the northwestern school of carving Buddhological methods of inquiry. through successive periods of history from the Northern Wei (386–534) forward, with particular emphasis...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the rubbings Huang Yi reproduced, all of the original monuments had been erected during the Han–Wei periods (second c. bce –third c.   ce ). Finally, there was also the calligraphy of the anonymous scribes that predated each stone monument. Every step in this chain had its own material conditions, and Huang...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
... dated from the immediate post-Han period to the Song, Ming, and Qing dynasties, see ibid., 4 (Wei and Jin periods, Southern and Northern dynasties, plus seven examples labeled Han dynasty): pl. 294 (Gu 故 84784), l. 9 cm; pl. 295 (Gu 故 84806), l. 5.7 cm; pl. 296 (Gu 故 94970), l. 4.5 cm, w. 4.6 cm; and pl...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 April 2022
... was the tomb of a late–Western Han high official who had served in the northern border city of the Han empire known at that time as Mayi 馬邑 (“Horse City”), a defensive garrison located just to the northwest of the Yanmen 雁門 pass, where the Han frequently fought the invading Xiongnu 匈奴. 1 From...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
...-pillar cave in the fifth century, when the Northern Wei (386–534) ruled the area. The inner chamber was repainted in the mid-seventh century, during the early years of Tang imperial presence at Dunhuang. 36 The ground floor of the cave seemed to have been made lower. In Northern Wei central-pillar...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 7–24.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of the two of them seated in a style; it would be hard to find ‘‘Wu Wei style’’ in the thatched house among trees (see n. 18), and Gao Ding, one or ‘‘Wang E style’’ in the other. The fast brushwork 18 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART Fig. 9. Ma Shi (act. 1424–1435). Watching Geese on an Autumn River...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and lyrical, derived from Weng's study of Northern Song poetics. 45 Although their content tends to be formulaic, two aspects of Weng's inscription writing are worth noting. One is that he usually writes about the three objects together as a way to underscore analogies between them. He then tends to praise...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., John . “ Chinese Fan Paintings .” In Chinese Painting and Decorative Style , edited by Margaret Medley , 95 – 117 . Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia 5. London : Percival David Foundation , 1975 . He Wei 何薳 (1077–1145). Chunzhu jiwen 春渚紀聞 [ Hearsay from the Spring Islet...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Figure 13. Jun flowerpot, fourteenth–fifteenth century. Stoneware with splashed glaze, h. 16.8 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Samuel T. Peters, 1926, 26.292.1. Artwork in public domain. Photograph: www.metmuseum.org. Figure 14. Jun flowerpot, China, Northern Song, 960–1127...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Treasures Stu¯ pa, Northern Wei dynasty, 518. China, gilt bronze, 25.5 Â 16.7 cm, Muse´e Guimet (EO 2604). Photograph 6 Gianni Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 119–163.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and clay tableaux during the Northern to designate the armed protective deities among the assem- Wei Pingcheng period), Bukkyo¯ geijutsu 316 (2011): 67– bly. The more common categorization ten 天 or tenbu 天部 69. Also see Kosugi Kazuo ‘‘Soheki-ko¯ ’’ (Skt. deva) is not used here, first of all...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 October 2019
... direction, while at the south a mountain stream flows from west to east—that is, the northern and southern parts are demarcated by natural boundaries, in which a transgression of divided saṃgha likely cannot be committed. Thus, we find a high probability that the great sīmā of T'ongdosa in the east-west...
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