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Sunday, July 23, 2017


Exhibition Public - Asia

Imagining Qianlong: Louis XV’s Chinese Emperor Tapestries and Battle Scene Prints at the Imperial Court in Beijing

University Museum and Art Gallery
90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam,
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mar 15, 2017 To May 28, 2017


Detail: This unprecedented exhibition highlights four of the magnificent chinoiserie tapestries of Chinese Emperor Qianlong, woven after designs by François Boucher at the famous Beauvais manufactory from 1758–1760. The large and well-preserved textiles form part of the royal French commission by King Louis XV, part of which was presented to Qianlong in 1766.

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