B4 Size, Print Card, Beginning a Peaceful New Year, Giuseppe Castiglione, Qing Dynasty

  • Product Code: 4718008795984
  • Size: 25.7 x 36.4 cm ±5%
  • Material: Paper
  • Weight: 48 g


Tags: 郎世寧


Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shining) was an Italian Jesuit novitiate trained in painting and architecture. At 27 he arrived in China as a missionary, his artistic skills coming to the court's attention; he served under the Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong Emperors as a painter. Castiglione did this work at 58. In a natural setting are "three goats", a homophone symbolizing "San-Yang", an Auspicious Start (to the New Year). Using delicate brushwork and refined colors with Chinese and Western methods, the nurturing ewe gently cares for her 2 lambs in a natural and animated scene. Behind is an old plum tree and verdant bamboo done in the free "sketching ideas" style of Chinese painting. This part may have thus been done by another court artist.


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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