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Historic Chinese Painting Collection

 

About this collection

China has an over 5000-years history of civilization. Chinese painting art is a shining pearl in the crown of Chinese cultural heritage. This collection of historic Chinese painting in early modern China focuses on a wide array of Chinese artworks in traditional and early modern painting and calligraphy. The collection consists of over 100 items of texts, images, audio and videos files and web links about masterpiece painting and calligraphy works of 10 most salient Chinese artists (including two female artists) in a special era of Chinese history (1840-1949) when feudalistic China was just opening its door to the Western world. In a gigantic ocean of Chinese painting artworks, this collection, despite its limited scope of collection, can provide users a convenient way of browsing and searching some of masterpieces of the Chinese early modern art so as to get a quick glimpse of early modern Chinese art history and gain a flavor of Chinese traditional and early modern painting and calligraphy.

 
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