Reminiscence of Jinling

Wang Gai Chinese

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Wang Gai was a gifted stylist who worked in the vibrant city of Nanjing in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Wang’s ability to paint in a range of manners led to his selection as the illustrator of the Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, a primer on painting that introduced techniques and historical styles to those without access to original works of art.

Reminiscence of Jinling, Wang Gai (Chinese, 1645–1710), Handscroll; ink and color on silk, China

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