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Monday, November 20, 2017


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

Collecting the Past: Scholars’ Taste in Chinese Art

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street,
Oxford, United Kingdom
Mar 21, 2017 To Oct 22, 2017


Detail: This display features a range of Chinese paintings created by scholar-artists since the 18th century.

These art works represent the tradition of collecting the past, aesthetic taste and the values of the Chinese literati who governed China for more than ten centuries. Explore the objects with which the scholars surrounded themselves in their studies, such as brush pots, ink stones, water droppers and scholar’s rocks.

Phone No.: +44 (0)1865 278000
Site URL: http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/details/?exh=146

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