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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

Portrait of Yang Woxing
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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