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[Zhongguo gu dai xi ju ren wu hua ce = Album of Chinese theatrical scenes]
[中國古代戲劇人物畫冊 = Album of Chinese theatrical scenes]
Bib ID 6574402
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, volume]
Online Versions
Description [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1880 and 1910?] 
1 album (12 unnumbered paintings) : watercolour ; 23 x 33.5 cm 
Series

Pith painting and trade art collections.

Summary

A set of 12 full-page gouache paintings of theatrical scenes describing the characters of generals such as those in the Yang family, characters in the Three Kingdoms and so on in historical China. Each image is bordered by a bright silk ribbon.

Full contents
  • [1]. Yang Jinhua duo shuai yin = Yang Jinhua taking the seal of commander-in-chief
  • [2]. Ling ling chu zheng = Planning for war
  • [3]. Shuangyang gong zhu = Princess Shuangyang
  • [4]. Liu Bei guo jiang = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [5]. Ma Chao zhan Zhang Fei = A drama showing Ma Chao and Zhang Fei fighting
  • [6]. Li da yuan shuai = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [7]. Jiang jun song zi = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [8]. Li Kui ci mu = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [9]. La zhuang ding = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [10]. Xue Rengui = A scene in Chinese drama
 
  • [1]. 楊金花奪帥印 = Yang Jinhua taking the seal of commander-in-chief
  • [2]. 領令出征 = Planning for war
  • [3]. 雙陽公主 = Princess Shuangyang
  • [4]. 劉備過江 = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [5]. 馬超戰張飛 = A drama showing Ma Chao and Zhang Fei fighting
  • [6]. 李大元帥 = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [7]. 將軍送子 = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [8]. 李逵辭母 = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [9]. 拉壯丁 = A scene in Chinese drama
  • [10]. 薛仁貴 = A scene in Chinese drama
 
Notes

Original painting on pith paper.

Title devised by cataloguer based on the images.

Signed J.S.Brown "Frogmore."

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-153586427

Subjects China trade watercolor painting.  |  Watercolor painting, Chinese -- 19th century.  |  Folk drama, Chinese -- Pictorial works.  |  Chinese drama -- Pictorial works.
Also Titled

Album of Chinese theatrical scenes

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