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Immortals

Yu Ling (俞齡)1700/1799

Hwajeong Museum

Hwajeong Museum

Longevity Star God is shown at the upper left corner of the picture descending to the earth on a flying crane. Eight Immortals and other Taoist immortals & deities are waiting below. The painting itself contains an auspicious sign that symbolizes a desire to lead a good long life. Paintings such as this were widely used as a gift for birthdays among other well-wishing events.

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  • Title: Immortals
  • Creator: Yu Ling (俞齡)
  • Date Created: 1700/1799
  • Physical Dimensions: 186.0×93.0cm
  • Subject Keywords: Immortals
  • Type: Painting
  • Publisher: Hwajeong Museum
  • Rights: Hwajeong Museum
  • Medium: color on silk

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