San Huang (Three Kings)
Wu Di (Five Emperors)
Qin Shi Huangdi - "First Emperor of Qin Dynasty"
Emperor Taizong [Tai-tsung], Tang Dynasty (626-649)
The second emperor of the Tang Dynasty.
 Empress Wu Zetian(684-705)
Northern Song Dynasty
 Emperor Taizu [Tai-tsu] , the first emperor
 Emperor Renzong
Southern Song Dynasty
[ ] Genghis Khan
TaiZong [Ogadei Khan]
 Khubilai Khan (Shizu)[Shih-tsu] , first emperor of Yuan Dynasty
Portrait of Genghis Khan in his sixties, following his conquests.
Painted by a Chinese artist on stretched silk.
Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Queen of Khubilai Khan (Shizi)[Shih-tsu] , first empress of Yuan Dynasty
ChengZong [Temur Oljeitu]
WenZong [Tugh Temur]
 Emperor Taizu [Tai-tsu], Ming Dynasty
First Emperor of the Ming dynasty.
Chengzu [Cheng-tsu] , Ming Dynasty
Third emperor of the Ming dynasty. Reign of Yongle [Yung-lo]
He moved the Capital from Nanjing to Beijing, and built the Imperial Palace
("The Forbidden City").
In the collection of National Palace Museum, Taipei
This painting was exhibited at the Metropolitan Mesem of Art from March
19-May 19, 1996
- Yong Le
- Yong Le
- Yong Le 2
 ShiZu ShunZhi
- ShengZu KangXi
Kangxi was the 4-th emperor of the Qing Dynasty. He ascended to the
throne at the age of seven, and ruled for sixty years.
The portrait shows the young emperor Kangxi, sitting at his writing
table and holding a thick writing brush. On the marble top of the table
there are paper, ink, brush and inkstone, the "Four Treasures of the
Study"; they are the tools of the painter and calligrapher.
- a later portrait (partial)
Formal Portrait |
 ShiZong YongZheng
 GaoZong Qianlong
 RenZong JiaQing
 XuanZong DaoGuang
 WenZong XianFeng
[ ] Express Dowager CiXi [Tzu-hsi]
 MuZong TongZhi
 DeZong GuangXu
*Most digital files of portraits contributed by Nicholas Louis Chan