Monthly Archives: October 2012

Gusu Beauties Print 4

Seated on a fancy taihu rock under a blossoming tree in the garden, a woman is pointing with the top of a brush into an opened book held by a boy standing in front of her. She is probably teaching … Continue reading

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Gusu Beauties Print 3

A lady is seated by a rectangular painting table holding a painting brush in her right hand, angled as if she was about to wet the tip with her mouth. She wears a loose collar with decorative borders over her … Continue reading

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Gusu Beauties Print 2

A woman leans leisurely on a red wood balustrade watching two boys playing. She wears a red-lined light white robe, buttoned at the high collar and tied with a sash at the waist. She wears two hair pins and a … Continue reading

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Gusu Beauties Print 1

A woman in a long, blue, fur-lined robe, buttoned all the way down, is seated at a square table on a stool (one of the bent red legs can be seen under the table). She wears a sable hat with … Continue reading

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Old Chinese Woodblock Prints in Château de Filières

One day in the Summer of 2009 my wife Birgitta showed me that the January 2004 issue of The World of Interiors, which she had been flicking through, featured on page 81 an article on Château de Filières which among … Continue reading

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