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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, volume 53, 2018
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART JOURNAL | VOLUME 53

"The Significance of Azurite Blue in Two Ming Dynasty Birthday Portraits"

Ngan, Quincy
2018
18 pages
12 illustrations
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually and publishes original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. Highlights of volume 53 include an exquisite pair of 17th-century Chinese birthday gift portraits of an elderly couple, a hidden painting of a Rococo-inspired nude underneath Manet’s 1862 Mademoiselle V. . . . in the Costume of an Espada, and a new identification of the central figure in Daumier’s The Third-Class Carriage.

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Portrait of the Artist's Great-Granduncle Yizhai at the Age of Eighty-Five, Ruan Zude  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, China
Ruan Zude
dated "xinyou" (1561 or 1621?)
Portrait of an Old Lady, Ruan Zude  Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, China
Ruan Zude
dated "xinyou" (1561 or 1621?)

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