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AHIS Final Study Guide 1. Admonitions of the Instructress to the Ladies of the Palace . Attrib. Gu Kaizhi (c. 344- 406), Tang copy, handscroll, ink and color on silk - Palace Lady, Bed Scene, Adorning Oneself, Story of Ban Zhao, Lanscape with Hunter, Instructress Writing down her Admonitions - Picture is thoroughly Confucian - Early master of contemporary Chinese painting was Gu Kaizhi o Artist was attached to the eastern Jin court - Painting is a series of illustration accompanying the text - Shows linear mastery (in handling of drapery) effect of swirling and fluttering movement - Figures are achaic in representation - The stamps indicate the owner and subsequent collectors - Illutstrated women’s role at the time - Setting is an abstract space - Takes subjects from texts on filial piety and female virtue - Considered to be a didactic poem setting forth rules of moral behavior proper to court ladies in the 6 dynasties china and the admonitions imply Confucianism - Empty background leads viewers to focus on the images - The seal is and aesthetic appeal 2. Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk . Attrib Zhang Xuan (713-741) Song Copy, handscroll, ink, color and gold on silk - Considered masterpiece work of Zhang Xuan - Shows three groups of women making silk - LITERAL MODE depiction which is associated with the Academy of emperor Hui Zong - Painting has influence from the Tang dynasty in the figures and background - Painting represents the attempt to depict the ideal women 3. Court Ladies Wearing Flowers in Their Hair. Attrib Zhou Fang (780-801), Tang Dynasty, handscroll, ink and color on silk, China - Represents and evolved image of feminine beauty - Pride, pleasure and courtly manners are presented in a mannor that is easy and tranquil - Lovely linear rythms of windblown drapery - Brilliant colors - Moon faces and plump body - Historically significant shows the changing ideal of feminine beauty - Also luxury of Tang dynasty 4. Shining Light of Night. Attrib Han Gan (742-756), Tang Dynasty, Handscroll, ink and color on paper, China - Depiction of a tang horse: one of the emporers pricelss horses - Favored horse named Night Shining White - Symbolic equivalence between rulers of the time and their horses became evident to the public
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5. Emporer Minghuang’s Journey into Shu. Attrib Li Zhaodao, Song Copy, hanging scroll, ink and color on silk - Qinglu style of landscape painting: pays much attention to realistic detail rather than seeking to create an atmospheric impression - Depicts 3 moments in time in one single elaborate frame - Viewed as a right to left sequence - Mountains rise majestically, and create sense of rhythm - Use landscape to enhance narrative context 6. Wintry Groves and layerd Banks Dong Yuan. (Late 10 th Century) Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk, Five dynasties, China - Example of the monumental mode: associated with monumental effects in nature - Powerful and massive forms permit no entry beyond its boundaries - Don Yuans was most famous for the development of far space and rolling resonant
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course AHIS 125g taught by Professor Lee during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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