The Metropolitan Museum’s collection can be searched online.
For example, Mountains at the Met. You can see all the paintings on this link, even if you can’t get to New York.
The Met has digitised many of their catalogues and journals which are now available to download! See Metpublications. Search on Asian Art to find books, and articles on Chinese art from the Met Bulletin For example:
- An article on the pear-blossom painting of Quan Xuan
- Silent Poetry, a collection of paintings including the wonderful horse Night-Shining White above.
- Gardens and Flower paintings
- Some Modern Chinese paintings
- the fascinating Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute.