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Asian Art 12a. Chinese Painting I

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Questions

Answer ANY TWO of the following questions:

  1. Briefly describe (in 1-2 sentences) one scene from the Admonitions scroll. What womanly virtue is advocated here?
  2. How are representations of Chinese females different from Indian ones?
  3. The first law in Xie He’s “Six Canons of Painting” speaks of the “spirit” of the painted figure or object. How successful do you think is this law demonstrated by the Admonitions scroll?

Reading Assignment

  • Lee, pp. 288-294

Key Work

Admonitions of the Instructress to the Court Ladies (Admonitions scroll)

Admonitions_Scroll_Scene_4

Admonitions_Scroll_Scene_5

Admonitions_Scroll_Scene_6

Admonitions_Scroll_Scene_7

Admonitions_Scroll_Scene_8

Attrib. Gu Kaizhi (c. 344-406)

Handscroll; ink and color on silk; h. 9 3/4″ (24.8 cm), l. 11′ 6″ (3.5 m)

China

Six Dynasties period

British Museum, London

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