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The painting, which comes from a set of religious images used in the "water and land" ritual—a Buddhist ceremony conducted for the salvation of "all the souls on land and sea"—is distinguished by its high level of craftsmanship, intricate detail, and lavish use of precious mineral pigments.

The painting, which comes from a set of religious images used in the "water and land" ritual—a Buddhist ceremony conducted for the salvation of "all the souls on land and sea"—is distinguished by its high level of craftsmanship, intricate detail, and lavish use of precious mineral pigments.

Yuan Jiang, a successful professional artist in his native Yangzhou, specialized in intricately described visions of palatial architecture set within sumptuous blue-and-green landscapes.

Yuan Jiang, a successful professional artist in his native Yangzhou, specialized in intricately described visions of palatial architecture set within sumptuous blue-and-green landscapes.