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Title: Qing Imperial Women and Treasures of the Forbidden City   

Speaker: Daisy Yiyou Wang, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Hong Kong Palace Museum

Date: Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

Time: 7-8 pm

Language: English

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A pioneering scholar in the study of Qing palace women, Dr. Daisy Yiyou Wang, Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), explores the spectacular treasures on view at the HKPM, and presents her new research on the little-known presence of women in Qing court art and culture. Combining archival documents, object-based study, and interdisciplinary approach, this lecture provides fresh perspectives for the study of Qing imperial art. Dr. Wang will examine Qing imperial paintings and calligraphic works, Buddhist objects, ceramics, textiles, lacquers, metalworks, jades, furniture, and other categories of court art.  

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Flitting Butterflies (detail) from Yinzhen’s Twelve Ladies

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