Chinese Republic Period Ancestral Portrait

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This work unusual for being done in oil on canvas is from the late period of the Manchu Rule and may in fact be more about a desire for the glory days of Chinese imperial rule then a specific family portrait completed of living members of a clan. Well accomplished if somewhat idealized the work shows extended members of a family 9 in all set within a traditional Chinese interior. Of note the house hold interior scene is enlivened by a view outside to an idyllic landscape setting creating a confined yet expansive view all in one. The painting is done in flat colors, transparent washes and some gilded highlights creating a colorful and dynamic image. Framed in a black and gilded frame and piece is ready to hang. Very good condition with colors bright and well detailed.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Canvas
  • Condition
    Good. Very good condition with colors bright and well detailed.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    23.62 in. H x 15.35 in. W x 0.39 in. D
    60 cm H x 39 cm W x 1 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU81136491263
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