Chinese Palace-Style Poetry and the Depiction of A Palace Beauty

@inproceedings{Laing1990ChinesePP,
  title={Chinese Palace-Style Poetry and the Depiction of A Palace Beauty},
  author={Ellen Johnston Laing},
  year={1990}
}
“The Beautiful Woman” genre of Chinese painting has been consistently misunderstood because important visual clues relating to Chinese social customs and poetry have been ignored. This study corrects earlier misconceptions about such pictures by demonstrating the intimate relationship between them and metaphors in Chinese love verses known as “palace-style” poetry.