Art History Research : Chinese Buddhist Art (Intoduction & 2 Paragraphs)

Buddhism in China initially flourished as a foreign religion, but is adopted as a nationwide religion over time due to strong influence of imperial patronage. This strong relationship between imperial patronage and Buddhism could be seen in Chinese Buddhist art. In this case, Buddhist art could be defined as “representational art that symbolizes various elements […]

Art History: Week IV Reading Workshop

Team 2: “What does the author discover through formal analysis?” The author discovered that “engravings were conceived as suitable counterparts to Islamic paintings held in the Mogul imperial collections“. This is evident in instances in which engravings are paired with paintings (fig.1) Fig. 1 : Two small print featuring “female subjects seated before windows”, paired with painting of a […]