Download e-book for iPad: Chinese Art (Temporis Collection) by Stephan Bushell

By Stephan Bushell

ISBN-10: 1844845591

ISBN-13: 9781844845590

This publication is an encyclopedia of chinese language classical artwork, giving an informative review of all varieties of chinese language paintings and supplying the keys to knowing modern artwork in China. This e-book is a smart manner for rookies to higher acquaint themselves with China, whereas experts will take pleasure in the worldwide viewpoint.

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North of Peking. The Great Wall at Badaling, 16th c. North of Peking. 30 The Great Wall stretches over approximately 6,700 km from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west. At its peak, the Ming wall was guarded by more than one million men. [See p. 31] It has been estimated that somewhere in the range of 2 to 3 million Chinese died as part of the centuries-long project of building the wall. The height of the wall is generally from 6 to 9 meters and at intervals of some 180 meters are towers about 12 meters high.

2. C. D. to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire. [See p. 20] The most famous is the wall built by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, of which little remains, and which was much farther than the current wall, which was built during the Ming Dynasty. [See p. 30] The Great Wall of China stretching over the mountains, 16th c. North of Peking. The Great Wall at Badaling, 16th c. North of Peking. 30 The Great Wall stretches over approximately 6,700 km from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west.

Along the axis, there are five main halls which are separated by courtyards: one of them is the Pavilion of Ten Thousand Happinesses (Wanfuge). Altar of Heaven (Yuan Qiutan), Temple of Heaven, 1530. Temple of Heaven, Peking. 62 The general plan of a Buddhist temple resembles that of a secular residence, consisting of a series of rectangular courts, proceeding from south to north, with the principal edifice in the centre and the 63 Hall of Prayers for an Abundant Harvest. (Qi Nian Dian), 1420. Peking.

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