Lady Feng and the Bear by Chinese

A painting on silk in colours.

Details

Medium:
Silk Dimensions: 52 x 90 cm
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £775)
Acquired in:
1915

The subject is the heroism of a lady, Feng, in defending the emperor from a bear who has broken loose at the entertainments in the palace garden. Dates from the later part of Sung dynasty (960-1280).

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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