Imperial Inspection Tour to the South 皇帝南巡圖
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- Imperial Inspection Tour to the South 皇帝南巡圖
Hand scroll. Procession. The Kangxi Emperor's tour of Jiangnan in 1699 showing boats, landscapes, figures and buildings. Painted in ink and colours on silk.
- 1680-1726 (floruit)
- Found/Acquired: China
- Height: 50.5 centimetres (image)
- Length: 813 centimetres (image)
- Length: 108 centimetres (frontispiece)
Inscription CommentThe inscription, by Song Lu, says that Jiao Bingzhen made the scroll in the 38th year of the Kangxi Emperor's reign, but there is no signature or seal by Jiao Bingzhen.
Inscription Scriptseal script
2014 3 Apr-31 Aug, BM Gallery 91, 'Gems of Chinese painting: a voyage along the Yangzi River'
- Topographic representation of: Jiangnan
- Ch.Ptg.Add.1 (Chinese Painting Additional Number)
Hanging scroll. General subject - procession. The Kangxi Emperors tour of Jiangnan in 1699 showing boats, landscapes, figures and buildings. Ink and colours on silk. This is in fact a Hand scroll.
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Object reference number: RFC925
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