Plaque depicting an interior with figures, anonymous, c. 1770 - c. 1775

Plaque depicting an interior with figures, anonymous, c. 1770 - c. 1775

painting, h 37.0cm × w 48.5cm More details

A man in summer dress converses with a Manchurian woman, recognizable from her large shoes and broad hairstyle. The books and writing materials in the cabinet suggest that she is well educated. The four plaques in this series are still in their original Chinese lacquer frames.

On display in room 1.5

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