Brilliant Moonlight | Artistic Epitome of the Qianlong Emperor's Reign

27 April 2022 | Hong Kong

This spring, the Fine Classical Chinese Paintings Department is proud to present Brilliant Moonlight: The Mid-Autumn Festival at the Imperial Garden by the Qianlong Emperor and Dong Bangda.

The piece consists of three parts: calligraphy by the Qianlong Emperor, a landscape by scholarly minister Dong Bangda, and response poems from the Hanlin Academy copied by Wang Youdun. This historically significant piece features a rich array of painting and calligraphy works placed side by side.

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