Ms. Janet Wong: The 19th-Century Display of Chinese Art in the Musée Guimet

Janet Seminar Poster finalDate: 9 October 2015
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Room 4.04 Run Run Shaw Tower

In the late 19th century when China was increasingly exposed to European travelers due to the opening of ports and the development of transportation, a number of bourgeois men formed collections of Chinese art in France. One of them was Emile Guimet (1836-1918) who formed his collection in the 1870s and founded the well-known Musée Guimet (Guimet Museum) in Paris in 1889… (Please click on the image to read more)