Peacocks, Giuseppe Castiglione, Qing Dynasty, Scroll (L)

  • Product Code: 0944718008792464
  • Size: 93 x 80 cm ±5%
  • Framed Size: 163 x 104 cm ±5%
  • Material: Silk
  • Weight: 2796 g


Tags: Giuseppe Castiglione, Birds and Flowers


Lang Shih-ning was the Chinese name of the Italian Giuseppe Castiglione. At the age of 19, he became a Jesuit novitiate and studied painting and architecture. He arrived in China when he was 27 and eventually came to serve under three emperors at court. He excelled at painting figures, dogs, horses, and birds-and-flowers. This work is a depiction of peacocks roaming about a garden. Done on a huge hanging scroll, it is indeed impressive in both size and content. In addition to the traditional Chinese technique of "outlines filled with colors", in which opulent colors are used, Castiglione also employed Western techniques of shading and modeling. This gives the work both a decorative and a realistic touch.


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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Paulownia Collection Box

Paulownia box has a fine and beautiful luster and texture of wood. On the surface, three-dimensional stamping treatment is applied to add a warm and natural touching. This special material can effectively isolate moisture and dust. It has light quality that is uneasy to deform and wear-resistant and insect-resistant features to provide high preserving conditions for paintings. It is a very good gift suitable to give others or save for your own collection purpose. The interior design of the box can properly handle scroll of pictures, avoiding damage caused by transportation. The box is quite handy and convenient for transportation. 

Packing size : Inner package-9×9×122cm、Outer boxz-12×12×125cm
Appendix : Warranty Card

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