A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains: An Amazing Wang Ximeng’s Painting

Since its creation in the 12th century, “A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains,” has been regarded as a masterpiece of traditional Chinese painting. Measuring 51.5 by 1,191.5 cm, this painting is the only existing work from Wang Ximeng (1096-1119). According to historical records, Wang joined the Imperial Painting Academy as an intern when he … More A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains: An Amazing Wang Ximeng’s Painting

Family of Saltimbanques

Family of Saltimbanques by Pablo Picasso was created in 1905. It is considered the masterwork of Picasso’s Rose Period, occasionally referred to as his circus period. Picasso used fresco-like colours to create the haunting mood of this abandoned landscape, a pastoral scene emptied of life but for the figures The painting shows six saltimbanques, a … More Family of Saltimbanques