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Lotus Flower and Arrowhead, Giuseppe Castiglione, Qing Dynasty, Immortal Blossoms in an Everlasting Spring, Giclée

  • Product Code: 4718008793973
  • Size: 33.3 x 27.8 cm
  • Material: Silk
  • Weight: 96.6 g

NT$1,680

Tags: Giuseppe Castiglione, Original size and media, Birds and Flowers

Description

Lang Shining is the Chinese name of Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian who became a Jesuit novitiate at the age of 19, studying painting and architecture as well. He arrived in China at the age of 27 to do missionary work but was summoned to the imperial court, where he served the Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong Emperors as a painter. He was skilled at depicting figures and especially dogs, horses, and bird-andflower subjects. This leaf, from "Album of Immortal Blossoms in an Everlasting Spring," depicts a single lily stalk in full bloom extending into the composition from the lower right corner. Entwined around the stalk is a tender winding peony with another stalk of flowers behind it. The two different main blossoms of gorgeous red and pure white intersect to create a dramatic contrast. Although done on silk, Castiglione was still able to express the subject using Western methods of shading, giving these blossoms of splendid color a volumetric effect. Differing greatly from the traditional Chinese method of outlines filled with color, it can be considered in a style of its own.


Specifications

All Giclée are developed on high-quality silk with nanotechnology inks guaranteed by original manufacturers. Passed Weathering Test: resistant to moisture, temperature difference and light pollution.
Each item comes with a warranty card which describes detailed product information in Chinese, English and Japanese. Customers of different countries can better understand the features and introduction of the products.
Each item comes with National Palace Museum’s security label in order to confirm the product quality and authorization.

Seal of painting album

Its design is based on international boutique-class packaging to create the seal of painting album. The seal is wrapped with art paper that has import material feeling. On the surface of the paper, three-dimensional bronzing treatment is applied to give a mature, restraining, and fashionable style. 
Painting is wrapped with fine silky materials to isolate it from moisture and light damage. With large-gram thick paper used as substrate and a special design, the painting is well protected from any damage during transportation. The package is quite handy and convenient for transportation. 

Packing size : 38×32×0.2cm
Appendix : Warranty Card

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