Painting Appreciation on Spring Days

April 4, 2018  Editor: Xie Wen
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Aisin-Gioro Zaichun (1856 –1875), also known as Tongzhi, the tenth emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) [People.com.cn]

 

On sunny days in spring, with all the colorful scenery presented before our eyes, why not consider some outings in the suburbs? If this isn’t possible, then try reading some "Spring Poetry" and enjoying the blossoming spring flowers in famous paintings.

 

Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Wang Shishen (1686-1759), a calligrapher from the Qing Dynasty. The painting highlights the figures of plum, cymbidium and bamboo with a "growth momentum" in the layout. [People.com.cn]
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Wang Shishen (1686 -1759), a calligrapher from the Qing Dynasty. The picture depicts four species of plum, cymbidium, bamboo and white peony. The first three plants are among the most common themes, used to symbolize the noble character of the literati. The peony regularly appears in the royal court paintings. [People.com.cn]
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Yun Shouping (1633-1690), a famous painter in the Qing Dynasty. He is the founder of the Changzhou School of Painting and also an expert in painting flowers and birds. [People.com.cn]
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Sun Kehong (1532-1611), a calligrapher and painter, also a bibliophile in the Ming Dynasty. [People.com.cn]
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Ren Yi (1840-1895), a famous painter in the late Qing Dynasty, who has had a huge impact on modern flower and bird painting. His masterpiece has been exhibited in the Xu Beihong Memorial Hall. [People.com.cn]
Painting Appreciation on Spring Days
A painting by Chen Shizeng ( 1876- 1923), a famous artist and art educator. Born in a literary family, he was the son of the famous poet Chen Sanli. [People.com.cn]

 

(Source: People.com.cn/ Translated and edited by Women of China)

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