Kulturforum - Faces of China. Portrait Painting of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1912)

Faces of China is the first exhibition explicitly dedicated to Chinese portrait painting. A selection of more than 100 paintings from the collections of the Palace Museum Beijing and the Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, most of which have never been shown in Europe, spans a period of more than 500 years.

Until January 7, 2018
 
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Unidentified Painter, Portrait of Dawaci, 佚名 達瓦斉像, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736–1795), ca 1756, Oil on Korean paper, Ethnologisches Museum – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, I D 22242 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ethnologisches Museum / Waltraut Schneider-Schütz
 
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Unidentified Painter, Portrait of Yang Maolin, 佚名 楊茂林神像, Ming dynasty, 16th – early 17th cent., Hanging scroll, ink and colours on silk, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, The George Crofts Collection, 921.1.150 © Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM, Photo Credit: Brian Boyle, MPA, FPPO
 
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Unidentified Painter, Portrait of Lady Li (Lu Xifu’s Wife), 佚名 李夫人像(陸禧甫夫人), Qing dynasty, Guangxu period, 1876, Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 976.46.2 © Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM, Foto: Brian Boyle, MPA, FPPO
 
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Unidentified Painter, Portrait of Yang Maolin, 佚名 楊茂林神像, Ming dynasty, 16th – early 17th cent., Hanging scroll, ink and colours on silk, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, The George Crofts Collection, 921.1.150 © Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM, Photo Credit: Brian Boyle, MPA, FPPO
 
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Unidentified Painter, Male Ancestor Portrait, 佚名 祖先像, Qing dynasty, 18th cent., Hanging scroll, ink and colours on silk, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, The George Crofts Collection, 922.20.248 © Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, © ROM, Photo Credit: Brian Boyle, MPA, FPPO
 
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Faces of China. Portrait Painting of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1912), Exhibition view, 2017 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

 

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