Pleasures of a Chinese Garden

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Author  Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Publisher  Pomegranate
Publication Date   July 30, 2010
ISBN  0764952153
Pages  12

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Lotus blossoms, graceful bamboos, pools filled with silvery fish: an expansive garden lures guests from a grand house to rest in the shade of a palm tree or linger on the shore of an artificial lake. These twelve paintings, the work of an unknown artist from the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795), convey the leisure world of Beijing's wealthiest men and women at the height of the Qing dynasty.

Published with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Size: 12 x 13 in.; opens to 12 x 26 in. Printed on FSC certified paper with soy-based ink.

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