Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)
Ink and Pigment on paper.
The Yuan Dynasty was founded by Ghengis Khan’s grandson, Kublai Khan, who established the Yuan Dynasty after subjugating China. Many of his appointed officials were of Mongol, Muslim, Tibetan, Uighar, and other non-Chinese origins. This portrait, done in Chinese manner, appears to potray one of these non-Chinese officials.
Sorry, the lights of the room were glaring off the plexiglass! It’s not flash, I promise. (Flash is a no-no).