Ancient paintings from China 700 – 1900

Pomegranates, Autumn Mallows, Chrysanthemums, Blue Magpies and RoosterNine Dragons

Ren Renfa Pomegranates, Autumn Mallows, Chrysanthemums, Blue Magpies and Rooster

Bare Willows and Distant MountainsCourt Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk

Check out some of the masterpieces of ancient paintings from China during 700 – 1900  at the V&A. They are available from 26 October 2013 to 19 January 2014. A lot of inspirations and ideas can be drawn from ancient paintings especially the way it is made and created and the culture behind it. China has one of the longest ancient history and it is definitely worthwhile to check these out.