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- Series: Suite des seize estampes représentant les Conquêtes de l' Empereur de la Chine
Plate XVI: Emperor Qianlong about to preside over a victory banquet for officers and soldiers who had distinguished themselves during the campaigns in East Turkestan; in the foreground to right the Emperor is borne in a litter in a procession moving towards the Ziguangge, a building in the gardens of the Imperial Palace at Peking (Beijing); in the middle ground, a large yurt and behind it, servants preparing food; to left, a large group of defeated rebels, shown kneeling to the left, who attended the event, while to right, court officials, some kneeling; in the distance to right, Marble Bridge and the Baita (White Pagoda). 1784
Etching and engraving
Reduced copy of Plate 16 in the original set: Victory banquet for the officers and soldiers who had distinguished themselves (['L'Empereur] offre un banquet de victoire aux officiers et soldats qui se sont distingués)
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Height: 268 millimetres
Width: 430 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a description of the set, see 1877,0714.1505.
According to Pirazzoli-T'Serstevens (1969), the print in the original Cochin set is after a drawing by Giuseppe Castiglione.
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