A GOLDEN AGE OF CHINA, QIANLONG EMPEROR â€“ EXHIBITION AT THE NGV – TAASA Review March 2015
Mae Anna Pang T he exhibition A Golden Age of China, Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795) will show Chinaâ€™s national treasures from the imperial collection housed in the Palace Museum in the Forbidden City, Beijing.
It is a rare opportunity for such a unique and magnificent exhibition of more than 120 works to be shown at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Qianlong Emperor in ceremonial armour on horseback, Giuseppe Castiglione, Italian working in China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1739, coloured inks on silk, 322.5 x 232.0 cm (image and sheet), The Palace Museum, Beijing The exhibition tells the fascinating story of the Qianlong Emperor (r.
1736-1795), who was one of Chinaâ€™s greatest and most fortunate emperors...