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Liu Chunhai, a Chinese modern artist works closely with his partner and wife, the renowned new Chinese modern artist Zhao Tianqi. His drawing of an female red guard holding a rifle and carrying a knife, while an ancient scholar is reading a book is referring to Su Zi's War of Strategy and the Chinese proverb of "Discussing war strategy on paper", referring to the lack of practical field skills. 30" x 21". Signed and dated.
In this painting of a "beauty", this woman is seen sitting down, holding a fan on one hand, with a flower vase on her right and her cat on her left.
In this painting, a beauty is holding her usual fan, leaning against a table where a lamp is sitting. On the upper right of the painting a famous phrase was quoted - "The river and mountain is as beautiful as a still picture." This phrase is clearly referring to the woman who is also as pretty as a picture to the painter.
In this original hand painting, a "beauty" is seen half sitting on a bar stool. On the left side of the painting, a poem reads the following: "Last night it snowed heavily, this morning a winter plum tree is seen blossoming.
This original painting depicted a "beauty" sitting on a small soft mat, while a pet bird is nearby.
In this interesting depiction, a "beauty" is seen holding a fan on one hand while another hand holding a chair. It appears that her name was "Zhu-Zhang-Zi" according to the painting, and she would be one of the favorites to this author, who's a painter and a monk.
In this original hand painting by the same artist, a woman is kneeing down. The poem to the right seems to be describing a scene where the night is young and music and wine are flowing freely.
In this painting, a "beauty" is seen holding a flower. The poem written to the right of the painting seems to refer to the fact this woman does never have to leave the house.
Named as "Picture of Smiling Beauty", this original hand painting was done by the same artist. In this painting, a woman who's holding a small fan is seen smiling demurely, with her cat looking at her from a chair nearby.
In this painting, a beauty is seen sitting on a small stool, one hand holding a fan. This painting is also named "Picture of Little Fan".
This colorful original hand painting done by the same artist depicts a woman sitting on a bed, with a cat by her foot.
In this "beauty" painting, the author portrayed a woman who's half sitting on a chair, with a small stool and flower vase near by.
This beauty painting was done by the same artist. In this painting a woman is sitting on a blanket, resting by the tree.
Done by the same artist, this hand painting depicts a woman sitting by a table.
Done by the same artist, this is a beauty lying on a mat painting, depicting a summer scene.
Done by the same artist, this is yet another picture of a beauty.
Done by the same artist, this is another "Beauty" painting that is within the same series.
An artist who was also a monk did this original painting on a special type of unbleached paper, often used in Chinese watercolor. The painting was signed with his title – “Qing-Ju-Shi”, which meant that he was a kind of monk who was allowed to live outside of the temple and have a family. The name of the painting is “Picture of a beauty”, portraying a semi nude woman sitting on lotus flowers. Paintings such as this were banned after the communist takeover in 1949...