Anatomy of an Artwork: A Chinese Immortals Ritual Painting

New York | September
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The ancient tradition of celebrating immortals through visual art has long influenced the development of Chinese iconography. This ‘Water and Land’ ritual painting, which will be offered for sale during New York Asia Week on 15 September, depicts a number of gods popular in both Daoist and secular Chinese culture. Click through to take a closer look at elements of the painting in detail.

Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art
15 September |New York

Anatomy of an Artwork: A Chinese Immortals Ritual Painting

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