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Updated: 2019-05-16 15:53:54

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Visitors view a portrait of Emperor Qianlong among 100-odd paintings and calligraphy works of the 18th century. [PHOTO BY JIANG DONG/CHINA DAILY]

Imperial artistry

Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) Emperor Qianlong's passion for calligraphy and painting is the subject of an ongoing exhibition at the Palace Museum.

Joyful Leisure: Calligraphy and Paintings by the Emperor Qianlong and His Court Officials, an exhibition underway at the Hall of Literary Glory (Wenhua Dian), presents over 100 of the finest works produced by the emperor, his close courtiers and other members of the royal family. More than half of the works have never been publicly displayed before.

Learn more here.

If you go
Time: 8:30 am - 5 pm (last entry at 4:10 pm), through June 30.
Address: Hall of Literary Glory (Wenhua Dian), Palace Museum, 4 Jingshan Qianjie, Dongcheng district, Beijing. Visit here for more information. 北京市东城区景山前街4号 故宫博物院 (文华殿展厅 )
Tickets: Free with general admission ticket (60 yuan)

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