Richard M. Barnhart is John M. Schiff Professor Emeritus of Art History at Yale University.
Yang Xin is former deputy director and research fellow at the Palace Museum, Beijing.
Nie Chongzheng is research fellow at the Palace Museum, Beijing.
James Cahill is professor emeritus of the history of art at the University of California, Berkeley.
Lang Shaojun is director of the Fine Arts Research Laboratory at the Institute of Fine Arts, Chinese Academy of Arts, Beijing.