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2004.19.1.1.23 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1759

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1759
Accession Number 2004.19.1.1.23 Title Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court Category albums Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1759 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials ink; silk; paper Measurements sheet: 42.2 cm x 40.8 cm; image: 36.7 cm x 37.7 cm Description
This album leaf is part of a section of the illustrations of costumes from the Qianlong court, Huangchao liqi tushi (“The Regulations for the Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the [Qing] Dynasty”). In total there are 34…
This album leaf is part of a section of the illustrations of costumes from the Qianlong court, Huangchao liqi tushi (“The Regulations for the Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the [Qing] Dynasty”). In total there are 34 folios that depict costumes appropriate for the Empress Dowager or Empress to wear at the imperial court along with short descriptive captions. This is the right leaf of one folio (attached to 2004.19.1.22) depicting the front of a robe. The Chinese script describes the pictorial content of the painting and is translated as "illustration of summer court robe chaopao, the first style for the Empress Dowager and Empress." This painting is nearly identical to another leaf found in the album, 2004.19.1.1.21.
Inscriptions and Colophons

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of Summer court robe chaopao, the first style for the Empress Dowager and Empress."

On the reverse of the piece "(45)" is handwritten in pencil on the upper left corner.…

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of Summer court robe chaopao, the first style for the Empress Dowager and Empress."

On the reverse of the piece "(45)" is handwritten in pencil on the upper left corner. Below the pencil number are two black ink marking.

Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2004.19.1.1.23 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-20211. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.


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Publications

Author Tsang, Ka Bo
Title Brilliant Strokes: Chinese Painting from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2008
Author Vollmer, John E.
Title Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2007