Ming Dynasty

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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. When that dynasty was overthrown … Read more

Portrait of Yang Woxing

18 Amazing Paintings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1912) – Faces of China

“Faces of China, Portrait Painting of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912)” is Europe’s first-ever grand exhibition explicitly dedicated to Chinese portrait paintings. A selection … Read more

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30+ Stunning Traditional Paintings of Chinese Dragons and other legendary creatures

Dragons are a typical subject of Chinese art. Chinese dragons are mythological creatures in Chinese folklore. They symbolize good luck, strenght and power, and control … Read more

Chinese Demons - Zhongshan Going on Excursion

20+ Amazing Paintings of Demons and Mythological Creatures of the Chinese Folklore

Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: … Read more

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The History of Yunnan

Yunnan is the most world-famous cradle of life on the planet. Archaeologists have discovered on this land a large number of fossils and zeolites. Early … Read more