A SET OF TWENTY ETCHINGS OF PALACES, PAVILIONS AND GARDENS BY GIUSEPPE CASTIGLIONE IN THE IMPERIAL GROUNDS OF THE SUMMER PALACE, BEIJING, YUANMINGYUAN
The original etchings created for the Qianlong Emperor between 1783 and 1786 by the Jesuit missionary to the Chinese court, Giuseppe Castiglione, also known as Lang Shining, illustrating the edifices, gardens and palace grounds constructed from 1737-1766
Each etching 20 x 34 ¾ in. (50.8 cm. x 88.2 cm.)
Private Belgian Collection, acquired from a French Collection in 2001.