Vivid paintings arouse summer appetites

Updated 2018-07-05 00:53:05

In celebration of summer, the Palace Museum in Beijing has shared a range of photos featuring ancient paintings of vegetables and fruits with netizens on the micro blog Sina Weibo. The paintings, which depict seasonal fruits, are quite vivid and arouse people's appetites.

A painting by Qing Dynasty(1644-1911) artist Huang Yue portrays a peach. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays grapes. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays jujubes from ancient Anyi city.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays a watermelon.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays an apple.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays ginseng.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays fresh mushrooms.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays Chinese chives.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

A painting by Qing Dynasty artist Huang Yue portrays globeflowers.[Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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