Tao Gu Presenting a Verse, Tang Yin, Ming Dynasty, Giclée

  • Product Code: 4718008793201
  • Size: 102.2 x 62 cm ±5%
  • Default white border: Plus four sides of the heart 1 cm
  • Material: Silk
  • Weight: 655 g


Tags: Character


Tang Yin, native to Wuxian (Suzhou), Jiangsu, studied under the painting master Zhou Chen and later surpassed him, being one of the Four Ming Masters. Tao Gu here sits on a daybed twisting his beard and listening to a song. Next to him is a brush and inkstone, and in front is a candle. A young lady with embroidered topcoat and hair tied sits opposite him playing a pipa. Tao, also active in the Five Dynasties period, later became Minister of Revenue in the Song dynasty. On a trip to Jiangnan he met the courtesan Qin Ruolan. Mistaking her as the stationmaster's daughter, he let down his guard and gave her a verse, a breach of official etiquette. The next day, the Southern Tang ruler held a banquet for Tao, who assumed an air of unapproachable aloofness. The ruler, having laid a trap for him, held up a wine cup and asked Qin Ruolan to sing Tao's verse, much to Tao's shame and demise as an official. Here he is shown at the station with Qin Ruolan.


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.
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Hardcover magnetic button box

The design is based on international boutique-class packaging to create a hand-made hardcover magnetic button box. The box 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. 
When you open the box, specifically tailor-made design of its internal space allows the picture to sit properly inside and will not be damaged any during transportation. The box is quite handy and convenient for transportation.

Packing size : 7.5×7.3×65cm
Appendix : Warranty Card

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