Friday, May 16, 2008

Selling Yourself

Attributed to Huizong, Auspicious Cranes, 1112, Chinese Handscroll, Laioning Provincial Museum, Shenyang.
The appearence of 20 cranes at a festival was taken as a sign that Heaven had blessed the Emporer's rule, this work was produced by the Emporer as a piece of propaganda. Huizong was the Emperor.

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ZZ said...

Wow, that's outstanding. I wish I could have a big poster of that.

Roland said...

nice ..
good job...
nice blog

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