Portrait of a Mandarin in 1800

Portrait of a Mandarin in 1800

Portrait of a Mandarin in 1800 Portrait of a Mandarin in 1800 This was the year in which a very interesting book was published, which through 60 portraits, tried to show some aspects of life in China to the western public. A book now in the public domain, from which...
The art of laying out gardens among the Chinese

The art of laying out gardens among the Chinese

The art of laying out gardens among the Chinese The art of laying out gardens among the Chinese In the 1740s, William Chambers travelled on three trading voyages to China with the Swedish East India Company. He was the first European to study Chinese architecture...
The secret treasure of ancient Chinese art

The secret treasure of ancient Chinese art

The secret treasure of ancient Chinese art The secret treasure of ancient Chinese art China has a fabulous artistic treasure hidden from the eyes of the public and specialists. It is her best kept treasure, because given the dispersion of its location, the difficulty...
2,000-year-old paintings in a Chinese tomb

2,000-year-old paintings in a Chinese tomb

2,000-year-old paintings in a Chinese tomb 2,000-year-old paintings in a Chinese tomb It has been more than 10 years since the publication of The complete collection of murals unearthed in China, a dozen or so books describing with abundant full-color photographs the...
The  Stories of Beijing of David Kidd

The Stories of Beijing of David Kidd

The Stories of Beijing of David Kidd The  Stories of Beijing of David Kidd This book narrates some events in the life of an aristocratic family during the years in which China ended its traditional history and became a communist country. The author arrived in Beijing...

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