TITLE

The Hangzhou Portraits of Confucius and Seventy-two Disciples (Sheng xian tu): Art in the service

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Julia K.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1992, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates that the `Portraits of Confucius and Seventy-two Disciples,' stone tablets installed in China's imperial university in 1157, during the Song dynasty, were put there for political rather than religious reasons. Role of Southern Song emperor, Gaozong, in note which suggests motive for displaying tablets; History of the imperial university; Analysis of `Portraits of Confucius and Seventy-two Disciples'; Role of Ming censor Wu No; Comparisons to other works; More.
ACCESSION #
9212070314

 

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