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Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival《清明上河图》 [Copy link] 中文

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Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival" is a panoramic painting by Zhang Zeduan, an artist in the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). It is the only existing masterpiece from Zhang, and has been collected by the Palace Museum in Beijing as a national treasure.

The hand scroll painting is 528.7 cm long and 24.8 cm wide. It provides a window to the period's economic activities in urban and rural areas, and captures the daily life of people of all ranks in the capital city of Bianjing (today's Kaifeng, Henan Province) during Qingming Festival in the Northern Song Dynasty. It is an important historical reference material for the study of the city then as well as the life its residents rich and poor.

The painting is composed of three parts: spring in the rural area, busy Bianhe River ports, and prosperous city streets. The painting is also known for its geometrically accurate images of variety natural elements and architectures, boats and bridges, market place and stores, people and scenery. Over 550 people in different clothes, expressions and postures are shown in the painting. It is often considered to be the most renowned work among all the Chinese paintings, and it has been called "China's Mona Lisa."
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Post time 2011-12-12 18:08:27 |Display all floors
there are copys you can buy easily.
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Post time 2011-12-13 18:17:50 |Display all floors
beautiful pic

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Post time 2011-12-13 22:33:43 |Display all floors
it is a nation treasure , a representive art of ancient china, i like it very much

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Post time 2011-12-14 01:23:24 |Display all floors
It's amazing to see such a long masterpiece

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Post time 2011-12-14 03:34:31 |Display all floors
i saw the 清明上河圖 hiphop version yesteryear at the EXPO in pudong; it was fascinatin to see somethin so classic & so modern at the same(LED technology)
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Post time 2011-12-14 08:33:33 |Display all floors
NYChinatown Post time: 2011-12-14 03:34
i saw the 清明上河圖 hiphop version yesteryear at the EXPO in pudong; it was fascinatin to see somet ...

Hiphop for this? How...Sounds amazing... any video link to share?

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