Chinese palace-style poetry and the depiction of A Palace Beauty

Laing, Ellen Johnston
June 1990
Art Bulletin;Jun90, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p284
Academic Journal
Discusses misconceptions on `The Beautiful Woman' genre of Chinese painting. Argument on the intimate relationship between social customs metaphors in Chinese love verses known as palace-style poetry; Interconnection of imagery of love and imagery of beauty.


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