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Unformatted text preview: rs’ seals were all added after the artist completed the painting. {NB: The didactic information about Zhang Zeduan does not pertain to the discussion here. Delete.} Qingming Festival (Wade‐Giles: Ch’ing‐ming) One of the reasons that painting is considered important is because of the close attention to detail, the emphasis on mimesis (verisimilitude), and the careful record of life in rural farming villages, along the river, and in the cities. So you can see as you go through one section, Cong (ts’ung) shaped vase …a vase made in the shape of a ritual jade object, a cong. …the green would refer to the jade color, and the shape would refer also to precious and prized Neolithic jade objects. {NB: The object shown is a bowl with lid, not a gu. Please consult the Study Images for an example of a longquan ware Zun.} Lecture 9 Module 4 RIGHT: Neolithic 6000‐1700 RIGHT: Neolithic China, BCE 6000‐1700 BCE Module 9 The heavier the better, the The heavier the better and more decoration the better. more prestigious, the more decoration the better and more prestigious. Module 12 LEFT: Dancing Girl, Indus LEFT: Standing woman, Valley Civilization, made of cast Indus Valley Civilization, bronze. made of copper. Module 28 Thatch Originally, the main sanctuary (shoden) was roofed with thatch; today it is roofed with cypress bark. You cannot puncture these Technically, one could walls… puncture the walls with windows or doors, even though the walls are load bearing because the structure is also supported by posts. Module 30, 31 Brown view The small storehouses accompanying the shoden store imperial regalia. Module 33 Kofun Tomb Period Kofun (Tomb) Period n300‐552 CE 300‐552 CE Module 41 Asuka Period Asuka Period n552‐645 CE 552‐645 CE Buddha with big leaf behind him Buddha with mandorla Module 42‐46 Horyuji, Nara Temple site Horyuji, Nara temple complex Module 43 …we have seen Buddhism …we have seen Buddhism embraced by the Tang royal embraced by the royal family, family… as in the Tang example of Vairocana Buddha on the right… Module 45 declared decreed You expect to see a central You expect to see a main gate… gate… There is actually a main gate There is another gate further further out… out… Module 47 …along this plan …according to this plan Module 49 Great Gander Pagoda Great Gander Pagoda, Xian, Module 52 Module 53 Module 54 Module 55 Module 58 Plan of Five‐Story Building …a bronze mirror with in the Tang style …perhaps of a monk who was cremated The Five‐Story Building… Didactic label (right): post and lintel drawing The Five‐Story Building… (n the left) …family that moved to Japan… Module 59 (Right didactic label) Example of high relief Six Dynasty Buddha (bronze) …retain the important iconographical elements ushnisha and urna. Module 66 Didactic label right: Compare to Beautiful Buddha in India Module 67 …the type of architecture common in Six Dynasties China… It is a shrine for personal use, not public o...
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