Filial Piety Painting

Item #: 1840b

Date: Late Tang, very early Five Dynasties (c. 800-910 CE)

Medium: Painting on Wood

Size: 40 ½” W x 29 ¼” H (framed)

Testing Reports:

Pigment and wood consolidated with Paraloid B-72

Description: Vibrant red and rich green pigment stand out in this depiction of several scenes from the twenty-four examples of filial piety. These tales have been depicted in art and poetry for many centuries, and are purportedly based on real incidents.

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