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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 51–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Shane McCausland Abstract After his expulsion from the Forbidden City in 1924, China's “last emperor,” Henry Puyi 溥儀 (1906–1967), settled in Tianjin, where he later presented parting gifts to his former English tutor, Reginald F. Johnston [Zhuang Shidun] 莊士敦 (1874–1938), among them an album...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... tu (One Hundred Horses). The third section analyzes how the paratextual elements of Qingming shanghe , especially Qianlong's poem and inscription, inform us of the emperor's views about the production mechanism of court painting and the political meaning of this work. The last section, based...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 April 2016
... in the Forbidden City before Puyi 溥儀 (1906– 1283–1331), the most famous female collector of Chinese 1967), the last emperor, brought it to his Changchun resi- 88 painting and calligraphy, and his main duties included dence in the early 1930s. It was among the works looted appraising...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 April 2022
...集 [The complete collection of the treasures of the Palace Museum]. Hong Kong : Commercial Press , 1996 . Raswki, Evelyn S. The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1998 . Rogers, Howard . “ For the Love of God...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 54–70.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of the Mhghal seeking employment in the Mughal court, since his last emperor, Shah Alam, she had taken active part—directly service to the French had left the British hot in his pur- and indirectly—in the maneuvering for power, in order to suit.With four battalions and a few cannons at his dispos- benefit...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 117–137.
Published: 01 October 2015
...); if it con­ University Art Museum,” in The Last Emperor’s Collection: nects to the “sec­ond half” of the text, the read­ing ren 任 is Masterpieces of Painting and Calligraphy from the Liaoning far more compel­ ­ling. However, as noted by Fu, Traces of Provincial Museum, ed. Willow Weilan Hai Chang et  al...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of an aus- Park), west of the Forbidden City in Ming Beijing. The Apicious character in ‘‘organic form’’ was invented Western Park was the permanent residence of the Jiajing in the reign of Jiajing (1522–1566). It was a single char- emperor for the last twenty-five years of his reign, from acter...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 71–104.
Published: 01 April 2003
... routinely were exposed bled to undertake them. In the history of imperial China to quantities of tribute paintings of auspicious signs, prin- only five emperors had performed these rites before Zhen- cipally stalks of auspicious (multiheaded) grain, that were zong. (Zhenzong would be the last...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 April 2014
... represents Mao and his meeting of individual reception. In an interview, Lin Gang confirmed that he deputies nor adapts a composition from a foreign model. appropriated the composition from Leonardo da Vinci’s Instead, it depicts Beihai Park, previously an imperial Last Supper, but, in terms of both...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of different social, political, and religious contexts, from city walls and palaces to imperial shrines and tombs. After the First Qin Emperor and Emperor Wu of the Han erected twin towers at the palaces they built in their pursuit of immortality, twin towers also became signifiers of the celestial realm...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... philosophical studies in 471. He continued to make decisions on important matters until he died in 476. Weishu , juan 6:131–32, juan 7:135–42. In 483 the emperor visited the Yungang cave site for the last time. Several earlier visits by Xiaowen to the Wuzhoushan 武州山 caves are recorded but none after...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of the painting also demon- are invaluable for affirming One or Two’s lasting im- strates Qianlong’s role as a keen amateur artist active portance to the emperor. In 1780 Qianlong was 69 by in the work’s production. The plum tree on the standing Chinese reckoning and preparing for his seventieth screen reveals...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
... ce. Line drawing. From WW1984.4. 28 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART members of the Northern Wei clan sat on the throne planned attack against the Eastern Wei. Fortunately for until 534. After the last Northern Wei emperor, Xiaowu the Eastern Wei, this plan was thwarted by the Turks, (Yuan Xiu, r...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 April 2017
...—suggesting that it is the object of his last line. Here, the King of Flowers may have been understood as a reference to the emperor, while the red peony could symbolize the Ming dynasty. Thus, Hua Yan suggests that “This [red peony] ever surpasses the King of Flowers”—or, as the Ming dynasty ever surpasses...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., however, hiding behind fans was highly appropriate. Large fans screened the emperor's person and marked his physical space. Ritual prescriptions, recorded in the multi-chapter section on imperial insignia of the Songshi 宋史 (History of the Song Dynasty), demanded that the emperor's attendants shield him...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
... of the exhibition. Also, inspired by the project astounding collection of steles, but over the last fifty as a whole, we offer some broader comments relevant years it has also become the custodian of a body of to the state of the field, specifically to the handling Buddhist stone sculpture excavated in Shaanxi...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2017
... with the Chishakuin group (this group will be discussed later). But Amidaji's paintings also illustrate other scenes, most notably the Battle of Dannoura, which highlight the defeat of the Taira and the last moments of Emperor Antoku before his suicide. Sin Yuhan 申維翰 (1681–1752), a scribe with the ninth Korean...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... lies in their very inexplicability of craftsmanship and ability to index both physical transformation as well as infinite formal transformation for the Qing empire, particularly during the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736–1795). Copyright © 2018 Asia Society 2018 kiln transformations...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 237–242.
Published: 01 October 2015
... col- habits of collection and display, and the rise of the lection, for example, included the feathered crown of ­today’s public art and natu­ral history museums. All of Montezuma. Thomas Kaufmann wrote of the Holy Ro- this comes with a revealing history of words once used man Emperor Rudolf II...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
... in- fears of the possibly malign, certainly capricious, unseen creasingly well known in the last few decades, it is still spiritual powers of the rural environment. Patronage of often taken to be synonymous with the large-scale cliff- cliff sculpture at Dazu was also prompted by the ac- sculpture...