Author: The rare female artist Gong, Suran of Jin Dynasty (Jurchen)
Source: Huisheng Chen
Owner: Osaka Art Museum, Osaka, Japan
Location: Osaka Art Museum, Osaka, Japan
The rare female artist Gong, Suran of Jin Dynasty (Jurchen) painted the story of Han emperor sending princess Ming (Wang Zhaojun) as a gift of peace to Hun Chanyu (king)... the falconer with a Mongolian sight hound is on the left..... this painting is now in the collection of Osaka Art Museum, Japan
Wang Qiang (Wang Chiang; çŽ‹ç‰†, also çŽ‹æª£ and çŽ‹å¬™), more commonly known by her stylistic name Wang Zhaojun (Wang Chao-chun; çŽ‹æ˜å›) was known as one of the Four Beauties of ancient China. Born in Baoping Village, Zigui County (in current Hubei Province) in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC–8 AD), she was sent by Emperor Yuan to marry the Xiongnu Chanyu Huhanye (å‘¼éŸ“é‚ª) in order to establish friendly relations with the Han Dynasty through marriage.
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