Catherine PAGANI

Detail of Peace Reigns over the River. Although it now hangs in Beijing’s Palace Museum, the painting is a handscroll and would have been viewed in an intimate setting: When unfurled from right to left it would reveal shoulder-length sections of the painting at a time.

The twelfth-century painted handscroll known as Qingming shanghe tu (Peace Reigns over the River; previously known as Qingming Festival on the River) is considered to

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:25-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, History, Arts, and Culture, Visual Arts|Comments Off on Peace Reigns over the River (Qīngmíng Shànghétú 清明上河图)|Qīngmíng Shànghétú 清明上河图 (Peace Reigns over the River)

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