The Emperor Qianlong’s personal seals mar “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains”, by Huang Gongwang (1269-1354), which is considered one of the greatest Chinese landscapes.
The Emperor Qianlong’s personal seals mar “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains”, by Huang Gongwang (1269-1354), which is considered one of the greatest Chinese landscapes.
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Just Stop Oil climate activists’ art attacks can’t compare to China’s worst ever art vandal

  • The Emperor Qianlong defaced countless priceless Chinese artworks with his own seals, acts of vandalism far above those of climate activists’ recent attacks
  • That Qianlong didn’t think what he did was vandalism just makes it that much more infuriating

The Emperor Qianlong’s personal seals mar “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains”, by Huang Gongwang (1269-1354), which is considered one of the greatest Chinese landscapes.
The Emperor Qianlong’s personal seals mar “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains”, by Huang Gongwang (1269-1354), which is considered one of the greatest Chinese landscapes.
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