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Worshipping the Ancestors : Chinese Commemorative Portraits
AuthorStuart, Jan
Rawski, Evelyn Sakakida
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Pub. LocationWashington, D.C.PublisherFreer Gallery of Art
Date2001Phys. Desc.216 p. : color ill. ; 33 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberND1326.S78 2001
Jan Stuart, Evelyn S. Rawski.
Catalog of an exhibition held June 17-Sept. 9, 2001 at Sackler Gallery.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-209) and index.
"Published by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., in association with Stanford University Press, Stanford, California"
Foreword: Milo Cleveland Beach -- Acknowledgments & Introduction: Jan Stuart -- 1. Portraiture and ancestor rituals -- 2. Visual conventions -- 3. Realism and the Iconic pose -- 4. Nomenclature, production, and documentary value -- 5. Portrait at the Qing Court -- 6. The identity of the sitters -- 7. Innovation within tradition -- Notes -- Appendixes: 1. Other Chinese Portraits in the Collection of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. 2. Selected Biographies. -- Bibliography -- Glossary of Chinese Characters. Index.
Publisher information
Subject(s)Portrait painting, Chinese--Exhibitions--Catalogs
Painting, Chinese--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911--Exhibitions--Catalogs
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)--Exhibitions
Ancestor worship--China
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition1st ed.Rec. #259