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B4 Size, Print Card, Gathering of Auspicious Signs, Giuseppe Castiglione, Qing Dynasty

  • Product Code: 4718008796004
  • Size: 25.7 x 36.4 cm ±5%
  • Material: Paper
  • Weight: 50 g

NT$150

Tags: 郎世寧

Description

This work dates from 1723, making it the earliest known painting by Giuseppe Castiglione and done approximately eight years after he first arrived in China. Depicted here is an underglaze blue vase decorated with raised line patterns. Arranged in the vase are stalks of twin lotus blossoms and pods as well as double grain, plants with symbolically auspicious overtones. Although similar compositions of auspicious plants in a vase can be found from the previous Yuan (1271–1368) and Ming dynasties (1368–1644), here the outlines to the forms are all but invisible, the beautiful coloring having a strong sense of shadow that adheres more closely to Western notions of realism. The vase and its stand were painted with such exceptional detail and accuracy as to make it possible to look for similar objects from the Qing court.

Specifications

The picture has gone through high resolution image processing and professional color management, and been printed on the high-quality art paper to reproduce the original warm texture and delicate colors.
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