In paintings inspired by the resilience and beauty of nature’s flora and fauna, Chinese artists have, over the centuries, imbued a variety of motifs with birds and blossoms. These paintings have auspicious meanings, culturally significant numbers, and scholarly virtues.
Gain a deeper appreciation for not only the beauty of paintings but the significant meanings they demonstrate.
Flowers and plants associated with the four seasons and 12 months convey a sense of time. Human values and principles are ascribed to noteworthy plants and animals.