Watercolor Impressions of Chinese Architecture 17
About this artwork
Artist Siyuan Ma illustrates the Mingtang in the ancient city of Datong, Shanxi ProvinceÐa national key cultural protected site. It is one of the four great halls in Chinese history, shares Siyuan. The emperors of the Northern Wei Dynasty hold ceremonies such as court meetings, sacrifices, and celebrations in this temple. The historical landmark carries the culture of ritual governance.