Saturday, June 11, 2011

Mary-Louise Schumacher on the Milwaukee Art Museum's "Summer of China"

Review: 'The Emperor's Private Paradise' at the Milwaukee Art Museum - Art City

The Qianlong emperor, aside from being the longest ruling emperor in China’s history, was also the most painted. He was famously image conscious with fleets of artists who were his era’s equivalent of handlers and spin doctors. He commissioned paintings of himself mounted on a horse...
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