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On the River at Qing Ming Festival. This painting is considered one of the most valuable in Chinese art history for its high level of technical quality and the liveliness with which it portrays the myriad details of urban life. It is generally interpreted as portraying the city environs of Kaifeng, the Northern Song capital, and some of the surrounding countryside. Handscroll, ink and colors on silk. Northern Song Dynasty, China; 12th century CE.
Death from famine, around 1470-1480. Dead bodies lying in the middle of the path, with a group of onlookers keeping their distance behind the trees. To the right a funeral procession with a woman carrying a small coffin in her arms. From "Premier volume des anchiennes et nouvelles chroniques d'Angleterre". ID: Roy 15 E.IV. fol.187