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Chinese quest for immortality

Chinese quest for immortality

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Chinese quest for immortality, Painting and calligraphy from a large format Chinese album illustrating stories of Taoist immortals -people who sought or achieved immortality. One of 15 paintings. The text concerns a Taoist adept, Wang Qiao, a Han period official. Image taken from A Keepsake from the Cloud Gallery/Yuntai Xianrui. Originally published in China, 18th century.

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