Scarlett Jang


Professor Emerita of Art History, Williams College


Scarlett Jang is Professor Emerita of Art History at Williams College. Her current research investigates the roles that Ming dynasty palace eunuchs—both elite and ordinary palace eunuchs—played in the so-called Ming imperial painting academy, the imperial art productions, and the dissemination of artworks in the imperial collection. She has also written about Ming dynasty painting, Northern Song painting, and the culture of art collecting in imperial China.

Research interests: Ming dynasty art history, imperial art collecting, art and society