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Contemplating Nature in Chinese Art

Contemplating Nature in Chinese Art


Product Description

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.