Splendors of China’s Forbidden City:
The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong

November 21, 2004–May 29, 2005, J. E. R. Chilton Galleries

Portrait of the Qianlong emperor at the age of twenty-five
c. 1736
Artist: attributed to Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766)
Silk, paper, wood, metal hardware, silk wrapper
242 x 179 cm.
Height: 110 1/8”; Width: 76 5/8”; Depth: 2”

Photo: © Palace Museum, Beijing

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