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Scholar-Official in His Study

1750-1850
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
The man shown in this picture is a mandarin (civil official), who would have passed a series of difficult, competitive examinations in the Chinese classics in order to attain his position. Shown in his study, a mandarin was versed not only in the duties of his office but also in music, poetry, and the arts of calligraphy and painting....

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