The content of this site is based on a number of online sources, including articles from the National Palace Museum in Taipei,
Encyclopædia Britannica, and Wikipedia.
A significant portion of the items in various art galleries are from the Palace Museum
in Beijing and the National Palace Museum in Taipei.
Some artworks are from Shanghai Museum,
Liaoning Provincial Museum in Shenyang,
Henan Museum in Zhengzhou,
Shanxi Museum in Taiyuan,
National Museum of China in Beijing,
Capital Museum of China in Beijing,
National Art Museum of China in Beijing,
National Museum of History in Taipei,
Chinese Culture University Hwa Kang Museum in Taipei,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York,
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston,
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City,
Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.,
The Cleveland Museum of Art,
Princeton University Art Museum,
Saint Louis Art Museum,
The British Museum in London,
Tokyo National Museum,
Nezu Museum in Tokyo,
and Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts.
Additional items are chosen from public auctions, from companies including Xiling Yinshe Auction,
Beijing Rongbao Auction, and Beijing Baoli Auction.
ChinaOnlineMuseum.com was officially launched on March 21, 2009. Its objective is to provide a general introduction to China and Chinese culture, with a strong emphasis on Chinese art.
Eventually we aim to build various galleries to display different kinds of artworks throughout Chinese history.
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