Emperors as Patrons, Participants, and Producers of Paintings With Richard Vinograd

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Half-portrait of Emperor Gaozong. Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Album leaf, ink and color on silk. National Palace Museum, Taipei, Zhonghua 000322-11. Photograph © National Palace Museum, Taipei

Emperors as Patrons, Participants, and Producers of Paintings With Richard Vinograd

Instructor: 
Richard Vinograd
When: 
August 27, 2016
Time: 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Place: 
Education Studios
Fee: 
$15 Society members, $20 non-members (after Museum admission). Online tickets are no longer available for this event, but limited tickets may become available at the door.

This talk will explore the role of Emperors, Empresses, and other imperial men and women of the Chinese courts in the sponsorship, design, and fashioning of paintings, from the 11th through the 18th centuries. Dr. Vinograd will take us through case studies of several of the rulers and the works represented in the Emperors’ Treasures exhibition.

Richard Vinograd is a Society Advisor and has been a Professor of Asian Art in the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford since 1989. His field of interest and research is Chinese portraiture and landscaping paintings. He has written numerous books and articles and is well known to our Docents and members as an Arts of Asia lecturer. His book Chinese Art & Culture has been used as a text by our docents.