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A Keepsake from the Cloud Gallery/Yuntai Xianrui. - caption: 'Chinese quest for immortality'

ID: 017313

 

Title: A Keepsake from the Cloud Gallery/Yuntai Xianrui.

 

Provenance:

China, 18th century

 

Caption: Chinese quest for immortality

 

Notes: Painting and calligraphy from a large format Chinese album illustrating stories of Taoist immortals -people who sought or achieved immortality. One of 15 paintings. The text concerns a Taoist adept, Wang Qiao, a Han period official.

Image taken from A Keepsake from the Cloud Gallery/Yuntai Xianrui.

Originally published/produced in China, 18th century.

 

Language: Chinese

 

Source identifier: Add. 22689, ff.15-16

 

British Library Shelfmark: Add. 22689

 

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