Puyi the Sleeping Emperor


This fine inside painted snuff bottle depicts Puyi sleeping on his royal couch. Puyi (7 February 1906 – 17 October 1967) was the last emperor of China as the eleventh and final Qing Dynasty ruler. Becoming the Xuantong Emperor at age two, he was  forced to abdicate on 12 February 1912 due to the Xinhai Revolution. The artist, Zheng Shikui, is a pupil of master painter Wang Xisan. He was born in 1951 in Hengshui and was a Ji school student. Real size 7 x 6 cm


Material options:
Clear Plexiglass -> The photo is printed on a 4 mm thick aluminium plate and then covered with a 3 mm clear plexiglass.
Fine Art Paper -> Is a gloss paper with a fine structure, reminiscent of Baryta. It is printed with 12 different colors and 3 shades of grey. The photo is pasted on an aluminium plate of 4 mm thick.

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