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The Jesuits at the Chinese Imperial Court

The jesuits in China – A Franciscan mission settled in China in the thirteenth century, during the Mongolian Yuan dynasty. Related articles: The art of … Read more

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The Amazing Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court

Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世宁; Lángshìníng) (19 July 1688 – 17 July 1766), was an Italian Jesuit missionary and an artist at the imperial court of three emperors … Read more