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- Series: Battle Prints
The Emperor about to preside over a victory banquet for officers and soldiers who had distinguished themselves during military campaigns; the Emperor, carried in a litter in the foreground to left, in a procession moving towards the Tseu-kouang-ko, a building in the western part of the gardens of the Imperial Palace at Peking (Beijing); to left and to right, Chinese figures, many kneeling; in the distance to right, Marble Bridge and the Pai-t'a (White Pagoda). Inscription and seals. Engraving on very thin paper (two sheets conjoined before printing).
- Production date
1776 (label information)
Height: 51.40 centimetres (sheet; trimmed)
Width: 89 centimetres (sheet; trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- Following the success of Qianlong's commission to have a series of prints engraved in France after drawings by missionaries in Peking, the Emperor commemorated other military successes with plates engraved in China by Chinese engravers.
According to the P&D Register, this print represent 'The ceremony attending the conferring of rewards on successful generals'. 1776'.
- Not on display
- The print is very damaged.
- Acquisition date
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