The exhibition presents 81 sets (97 pieces) of works by around 60 Ming dynasty (1368–1644) painters from the Palace Museum collection, among which 14 sets (16 pieces) are national grade-one cultural relics. Each group will showcase the artistic pursuits and achievements of court painters, literati painters, and professional painters from the early, middle, and late periods of the Ming dynasty. It will unveil fascinating stories about the painters and the painted and show the multifaceted lives and spiritual world of people living during the Ming dynasty.