Dream of the Red Chamber: An Experience in Traditional Chinese Aesthetics Paintings by An Ho and Furniture by Henry Lautz

An Ho: Xue Baochai

Xue Baochai An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" Daughter of Dream of the Red Chamber hero Baoyu's maternal aunt and Daiyu's arch rival for [...]

An Ho: Wang Xifeng

Wang Xifeng An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" A paternal niece of Baoyu's mother Lady Wang, Wang Xifeng is universally recognized, not only as [...]

An Ho: Shi Xiangyun

Shi Xiangyun An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" The Matriarch's paternal great niece, Shi Xiangyun visits the Jia house from time to time to [...]

An Ho: Qin Keqing

Qin Keqing An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" Married into the Ning branch of the Jia house, Qin Keqing is generally known as Qin [...]

An Ho: Qiaojie

Qiaojie An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" Daughter of Wang Xifeng, Qiaojie was initially called Dajieer (Daughter Number One). She was sickly as a [...]

Henry Lautz: Chinese-Style Lute Table

  Chinese-Style Lute Table Henry Lautz, 1997, Bubinga wood, 36" x 45.5" x 13.5"  

An Ho: Li Wan

Li Wan An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" Widowed shortly after marriage to Baoyu's older brother, Li Wan exemplifies traditional Chinese womanhood. She came [...]

An Ho: Lin Daiyu

Lin Daiyu An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" A maternal first cousin to Dream of the Red Chamber hero Jia Baoyu, Lin Daiyu lost [...]

An Ho: Jia Yuanchun

Jia Yuanchun An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" Dream of the Red Chamber hero Baoyu's elder sister, Jia Yuanchun heads the quartet of the [...]

An Ho: Jia Xichun

Jia Xichun An Ho 1993 Watercolor on silk mounted on rice paper using traditional Chinese technique 54" x 88" The youngest of Dream of the Red Chamber hero Baoyu's female cousins, Xichun (Cherish Spring) is [...]