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The Queen’s Accusation of the Palace


The Queen’s Accusation of the Palace  by Zhaonan Duan  68″x68″

Chinese painting


The opera “The Queen’s Accusation of the Palace” is part of “The Candle Shadow Plan”. The story tells that After the death of Song Taizu Zhao Kuangyin , Zhao Guangyi succeeded his elder brother Zhao Kuangyin to the throne. Empress He had doubts about the cause of death of her husband Zhao Kuangyin, so she asked her eldest son Zhao Dezhao to go to the palace to question Zhao Guangyi. This move made Zhao Guangyi very angry and wanted to kill Zhao Dezhao, but Zhao Dezhao died in the palace. Afterwards, Empress He took her second son Zhao Defang to the temple, where he told Zhao Guangyi’s faults one by one. After hearing about it, Zhao Guangyi realized his sins, and rewarded Empress He with a sword of Shang Fang , and at the same time made Zhao Defang the Eight Sages king.

About Zhaonan Duan

Mr. Duan Zhaonan was born in Yunnan in 1955 and is part of the Bai ethnic group. He is the curator of Silicon Valley Art Museum and Chairman of the America Chinese Culture Artist Association. Mr. Zhaonan is a renowned artist with works in the American Art Gallery in Carmel, California, USA and Mei Lanfang Memorial Hall in Beijing, China.

In 2014, Huai’an Duan Zhaonan Art Museum was built.

In 2017, Tianjin Arts Publishing published Dahongpao Duan Zhaonan Painting Collection.

Xuzhou Duan Zhaonan Art museum was built

In 2019, Dali Duan Zhaonan Art Museum were built.

Later that year, the China Kunqu Museum collected and exhibited 70 of “Duan Zhaonan Kunqu Operas painting”. Mr. Zhaonan was invited to create 100 Peking Opera Paintings.

In 2020, Overseas Chinese Library established the “Nantong Duan Zhaonan Art Museum”.

In 2021, Anyang Duanzhaonan Opera Art Museum was built.

In 2022, Hongshancun, Dali established the “Duan Zhaonan Opera Art Museum”.


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