Wan Yi et al. ed: GUGONG JINGDIAN: QING GONG SHENGHUO TUDIAN. Classics of Forbidden City: Life in the Forbidden City of Qing Dynasty. Beijing, 2007. 306 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
A finely-produced work focussing on court life in the Forbidden City during the Qing dynasty. Many aspects of court life are covered, from imperial inspection tours and literati pursuits of the emperors to rituals, governance and cultural life. Illustrated throughout in colour with many associated artefacts and paintings, plus buildings and some old photographs. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Art Forbidden City
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 651 in printed List 199.
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