China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Ink and colours on silk. Impressive handscroll showing 13 ideal portaits of former emperors from Han to Sui Dynasty. 150 x 1500 cm. - After Yan Liben's (600-679) famous painting from the Tang Dynasty, which was acquired by the Boston Fine Arts Museum in 1931 (Acc.nr. 31.643).