Portrait of a Man - detail of inscription on throne

Dublin Core

Title

Portrait of a Man - detail of inscription on throne

Subject

Arts; Arts-Painting; Daily Life-Family;

Description

Possibly an ancestor portrait of a Qing-type figure. Male has graying beard, wears traditional Qing cap. Bright blue, fur-lined robe decorated with cranes on phoenixes. Undergarment has 4-clawed dragons, flaming pearl, over stylized rocks and waves.Very cursive character faintly visible in lower right. Further inscription on base of throne and written sideways shown here.

Contributor

Emison Art Museum
DePauw University

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgement to be given to the ASIANetwork-Luce Asian Art in the Undergraduate Curriculum Project and to the college from whose collection the work comes. The individual college retains copyright to the work.

Relation

soclaa000564, soclaa000565

Format

Image/jpg

Language

Chinese

Identifier

soclaa000566

Coverage

China
China - Qing Dynasty 1644 - 1911
early 20th century

Files

3439.jpg

Citation

“Portrait of a Man - detail of inscription on throne,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4539.