Chi­nese Style in the Western World


Special Focus - - Contents - Li Shan 李姗

From the end of 17th cen­tury to the end of the 18th cen­tury, there was an out­break of “Chi­nese Vogue” in Europe. At that time, art­works, sto­ries, ar­ti­cles, and poetry with Chi­nese el­e­ments were very pop­u­lar among Euro­pean peo­ple.


( One of the ta­pes­tries of the “Chi­nese Im­pe­rial Con­cu­bine” se­ries in the age of Louis XIV)


Be­fore the 19th cen­tury, there was no uni­form color and style for wed­ding dresses for Western girls un­til the sen­sa­tional royal wed­ding in 1840. Queen Vic­to­ria amazed all the peo­ple with a white dress made of Chi­nese bro­cades.


( The wed­ding of Queen Vic­to­ria)


Chi­nese El­e­ments in the Western Paint­ing: The art of the blue and white porce­lain


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