Article of the Day:Along the River During the Qingming Festival

Article of the Day:
Along the River During the Qingming Festival

Often called “China’s Mona Lisa,” Along the River During the Qingming Festival is a 17-ft (5.2-m) long panoramic painting that depicts life during the Song dynasty. The subject of several similar works painted over the next few hundred years, the 12th-century original depicts 814 people in a bucolic countryside and busy city and reveals some of the nuances of class structure at the time. Why do some scholars question the traditionally accepted translation of the painting’s name?: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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