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Emperor Minghuang Teaching Yang Gueifei to Play the Flute
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Item Details
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Culture
Japan, Muromachi Period (1392-1573)
Title
Emperor Minghuang Teaching Yang Gueifei to Play the Flute
Work Type
Painting
Date
late 1400s-early 1500s
Material
hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Measurements
Overall: 188 x 63.5 cm (74 x 25 in.); Painting only: 91 x 45.2 cm (35 13/16 x 17 13/16 in.)
Description
Minghuang, a prominent emperor of Tang (618-906) China and his consort, Yang Gueifei, have inspired many legends, paintings, and poetry in later Chinese culture. Through the study of Chinese literature and the collecting of Chinese paintings, tales of their lives and romance became well-known in Muromachi Japan.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: ASIAN - Hanging scroll
Department: Japanese Art
John L. Severance Fund
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the Artstor Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1987.36_full.tif
SSID
24619048

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