Eight Steeds, Giuseppe Castiglione, Qing Dynasty, Scroll (M)

  • Product Code: 0904718008790187
  • Size: 110 x 63.3 cm ±5%
  • Framed Size: 177 x 87 cm ±5%
  • Material: Silk
  • Weight: 2426 g


Tags: Giuseppe Castiglione, Fu lu shou xi, Animal


A review of the research done to date indicates that many of the works Giuseppe Castiglione did in the Yung-cheng reign (1723-1735) were signed in using Sung-script style found in late Ming dynasty (1368-1644) woodblock printing. Therefore, even though this work is undated, the calligraphic style of the signature in the lower left suggests an early work by Castiglione. Although this work employs traditional Chinese pigments, the rendering of the horses, figures, and trees all incorporate the effect of shadows emphasized in Western painting to give them a more volumetric feeling. The subject of a herder below a tree was well known to many Chinese painters, but here Castiglione has transformed it to place more attention on the treatment of the composition, giving the objects a better sense of relative space. In doing so, Castiglione introduced new Western elements into a traditional subject.


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.

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-9×9×102cm、Outer boxz-12×12×105cm
Appendix : Warranty Card

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