Saturday, April 13, 2013

Ad orientem


Illustration (closeup) of Taoist ritual from c. 1700 edition of the Chinese novel The Plum in the Golden Vase. Scanned from Taoism and the Arts of China by Stephen Little. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago. 2000. Page 192).  According to Little, the scene shown is of a ritual for the dead. Source.

1 comment:

  1. Terry,you are adorable.
    Thank you for this art illumination.


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