China Heritage
Artworks from Dynasties (work in progress)

around 1600 BC to 1911 AD


China was ruled by a series of dynasties started around 1600 BC and ended in 1911 AD. Through these thousands of years gifted artists created an immense amount of artworks. This section shows just a few. However, using the the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, this section links you to the impressive treasures at Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City, colloquially, the "Met".

This means, in the following pages you can click below each dynasty picture to view the Museum's collection from the same period, read the history and essays written by scholars and experts about the dynasty.

You can also use the timeline to find out what was happening in another part of the world.

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