Lady Feng and the Bear by Unknown Artist

A painting on silk in colours.


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

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

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