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Conférence « Under the emerald Sky – The Iconography of the Banana Plant in Chinese Art » Uta Lauer, 15/02/2018

 The banana plant is an ubiquitous motif in Chinese painting, on porcelain, lacquer, and carvings. Over time, the banana plant developed from a background motif to a motif of its own right. There are various banana related motives with differing symbolism, like the banana in the snow, banana and ladies,...