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With the Empress dowager

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The Century co. , New York
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Statementby Katharine A. Carl; illustrated by the author and with photographs
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Paginationxxv, 306 p.
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At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous concubines. When he died in Cited by:   A New York Times Notable Book Empress Dowager Cixi (–) is the most important woman in Chinese history.

She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous concubines/5().

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and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact Us. Katharine Augusta Carl (Febru – December 7, ) (sometimes spelled Katherine Carl) was an American portrait painter and made paintings of notable and royal people in the United States, Europe and Asia.

She spent nine months in China in painting a portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi for the St.

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She was also known as Consort Bo (薄姬) during the life of the Emperor, and more formally as either Empress Dowager Xiaowen (孝文太后) or (rarer) Empress Gao (高皇后). Despite being a concubine of lower standing, her son, Liu Heng, became Emperor Wen of Han, cementing her place in : Wei Bao, Prince of Western Wei.

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The article goes on to describe “the completion of a three-year project to restore a portrait of the Empress Dowager Cixi [transliterated Tzu-hsi in the book being reviewed] (), which was commissioned by the Chinese ruler as an international public Cited by: 6.

This reproduced "out of print" book is a must have for anyone interested in a first person account of time spent with the Empress and the royal court. A foreign female artist, who was invited to paint a portrait of the Empress Tzu Hsi for the St. Louis Exibition, Miss Carl originally wrote in order refute untrue newspaper accounts of her visit 5/5(3).

Eleonora Gonzaga was empress dowager from – Although never referred to as a dowager, Empress Matilda was controversially the Holy Roman Empress and continued to be referred to as "empress" long after her husband's death; Although having abandoned the throne for her son Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, Empress Constance widow of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor remained.

Katharine Carl, for her part, coupled publication of her book With the Empress Dowager of China with an extensive book tour. All of these choreographed activities were designed to establish Carl's flattering portrait as the public face of imperial China's “great lady” in the United States.

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Download With The Empress Dowager Of China books, First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. With the Empress Dowager of China by Carl, Katharine A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Empress Dowager Cixi ( - ) brought destruction to the Qing Dynasty, the last feudal dynasty in the long history of China.

Written with charm, this book is a delightful exploration of the history of her extraordinary life and long reign, relating both historical facts.

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InJung Chang’s biography, Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China, portrays Cixi as the most capable ruler and administrator that China could have had at the time.

Pamela Kyle Crossley said in the London Review of Books that Chang’s claims “seem to be minted from her own musings, and have little to do with.

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[Katharine A Carl] -- The author, the artist who painted the portrait of the Empress Dowager of China, was the only Westerner ever to live as a member of the Chinese court. This book is an account of the author's time. About Empress Dowager Cixi.

A New York Times Notable Book Empress Dowager Cixi (–) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous.

With the Empress dowager. New York: Century Co., (OCoLC) Named Person: Cixi, Empress dowager of China; Cixi, Empress dowager of China: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Katharine A Carl.

Nonetheless, by the end of Empress Dowager Cixi, the reader has gotten to know the doughty and clever woman so thoroughly that Chang’s glowing epilogue seems apt and spot-on. She writes: “Empress Dowager Cixi’s legacy was manifold and towering. Most importantly, she brought medieval China into the modern age.

The portrait of Cixi was exhibited at the St. Louis World’s Fair and then given as a gift to the U.S. government. While painting the portrait, Katharine Carl spent nine months with Cixi. This book recounts Carl’s experiences while living in the Forbidden City with the Empress Dowager.

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Written with remarkable charm and verve, this book is a delightful exploration of the history of her extraordinary life and long reign, relating both historical facts and apochryphal anecdotes about her private affairs/5.With the Empress dowager by Carl, Katharine A.

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Cixi, Empress dowager of China,China -- Court and courtiers Publisher New York: The Century co. Collection smithsonian Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries Contributor Smithsonian Libraries Language EnglishPages: