Stories Behind the Long Corridor Paintings in the Summer Palace (Chinese Edition) ebook
by Ben She
The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 during the Qing Dynasty. It was burned down in 1860 by the French and British invasion, and rebuilt in 1886.
The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 during the Qing Dynasty. The long corridor of the palace has 273 sections decorated with more than 8,000 colored paintings, which depict the 5,000 year-old history of China through folktales, myths, legends and stories from classical text. In this b The Summer Palace was first built in 1750 during the Qing Dynasty.
The Summer Palace was first built in 1750, the 15th year of the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing .
The Summer Palace was first built in 1750, the 15th year of the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty. It was burned down by the British and French invasion forces in 1860, and was rebuilt in 1886, during the reign of Emperor Guangxu. The Long Corridor has 273 sections decorated with more than 8,000 colored paintings, with a total length of 728 meters. It was named the largest painted corridor in the world by The Guinness Book of Records in 1990
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This is the longest corridor in the world, and has fantastic paintings inside. It goes along the lake side to protect the empires mother from the sun. GREAT View. Date of experience: February 2015. Ask 986bj rnh about Long Corridor at the Summer Palace.
The Long Corridor is a covered walkway in the Summer Palace in Beijing, China. First erected in the middle of the 18th century, it is famous for its length (728 m) in conjunction with its rich painted decoration (more than 14,000 paintings). The Long Corridor was first built in 1750, when the Qianlong Emperor commissioned work to convert the area into an imperial garden. The corridor was constructed so that the emperor's mother could enjoy a walk through the gardens protected from the elements.
She used to be enjoying the various stories of her . Some of stories that she preferred were narrated again and again. This is said to be one of the origins of these life-like paintings on beams in corridors of The Summer Palace.
She used to be enjoying the various stories of her ladies-in-waiting when viewing the landscape of the outside. As the time went, the stories of these ladies-in-waiting were run out and the stories told before have almost been heard too many times by Emperor’s mother. The Summer Palace was also closely connected with Empress Dowager Cixi who on her 70th birthday embezzled the military expenditure to decorate the Summer Palace.
The Summer Palace (simplified Chinese: 颐和园; traditional Chinese: 頤和. .
The Summer Palace (simplified Chinese: 颐和园; traditional Chinese: 頤和園; pinyin: Yíhéyuán), is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing. It was an imperial garden in the Qing Dynasty. The attractions in the Summer Palace may be divided into six different sections or scenic areas: the Halls, Longevity Hill, Kunming Lake, the Farming and Weaving Picture Scenic Area, the Long Corridor, and the Central Axis area. The entire corridor is 728 metres long and contains artistic decorations, including paintings of famous places in China, and scenes from Chinese mythology and folktales, The Twenty-four Filial Exemplars and the Four Great Classical Novels.
The Long Corridor is the road that leads to the Summer Palace in Beijing. It’s a long walkway that has a length of 728 metres. The corridor is famous for its rich art gallery, housing over 14,000 paintings. The topics of the paintings are ethnic; the include Chinese classical literature, folk tales, historical and legendary figures. There are also paintings presenting famous Chinese buildings and landscapes decorated with flowers, birds, fish, and insects. One of the most famous paintings in the Long Corridor is The Tale of the Peach-Blossom Land