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[Qing dai min jian yan zou tu = Set of paintings on Chinese performing arts in Qing dynasty China]
[清代民間演奏圖 = Set of paintings on Chinese performing arts in Qing dynasty China]
Bib ID 5783555
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, volume]
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Description [China?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1860 and 1900?] 
12 paintings (in box) : watercolour ; 9.5 x 5.5 cm. in box 11 x 8 cm 
Series

Pith painting and trade art collections.

Summary

The twelve figures depicted in this collection are musicians and other entertainers. Painted for the visitor to China during the 19th century.

Full contents
  • [1]. Chui suo na = Playing trumpet
  • [2]. Tan pi pa = Playing pipa
  • [3]. Tan ruan = Playing Chinese lute
  • [4]. Qiao luo = Playing gong
  • [5]. La er hu = Playing erhu
  • [6]. Qiao nao = Playing chimes
  • [7]. Shuo shu = Story-telling
  • [8]. Jing hu = Playing jinghu
  • [9]. Ji bo = Playing cymbals
  • [10]. Ji gu = Beating drum
 
  • [1]. 吹嗩吶 = Playing trumpet
  • [2]. 彈琵琶 = Playing pipa
  • [3]. 彈阮 = Playing Chinese lute
  • [4]. 敲鑼 = Playing gong
  • [5]. 拉二胡 = Playing erhu
  • [6]. 敲鐃 = Playing chimes
  • [7]. 說書 = Story-telling
  • [8]. 京胡 = Playing jinghu
  • [9]. 擊钹 = Playing cymbals
  • [10]. 擊鼓 = Beating drum
 
Notes

Original painting on pith paper.

Title devised by cataloguer based on the images.

Watercolour on pith paper backed on plain mianlin paper.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-112774779

Subjects China trade watercolor painting.  |  Watercolor painting, Chinese -- 19th century.  |  Music -- China -- Pictorial works.  |  Musical instruments -- China -- Pictorial works.  |  China -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
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Set of paintings on Chinese performing arts in Qing dynasty China

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