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Category: Asian Horse Artwork

Eight Spirited Horses
Huge Chinese Painting


Eight Spirited Horses - Huge Chinese Painting
79.2cm
31¼"
157.7cm
62"
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A frame is not included with this artwork!


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Approximate Measurements

Painting: 137.7cm x 69.2cm  ≈  54¼" x 27¼"

Silk Border: 157.7cm x 79.2cm  ≈  62" x 31¼"

Information about how this Asian painting is mounted
八駿圖

Eight Spirited Horses

The Chinese title means "Eight Spirited Horses".


About the artist:

The artist's name is 陳文斌 (Chen Wen-Bin), from near Guilin, China. He is a good friend of artist Ou-Yang Guo-De's sister.


More about the painting:

This is painted on tan xuan paper (often incorrectly called "rice paper"). Some of the watercolor painting is done with a bit of detail on the horses, but a lose flowing style in the background. The painting was later mounted with a silk border at our workshop.

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Apr 22nd, 2013

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Gary's random little things about China:

Crossing the Street: Human Frogger in China

If you are from my generation, you may remember the video game called "Frogger". It involved crossing a busy road while narrowly dodging cars and truck, often both in front of and behind you at the same time.

Well you can play real live Frogger every time you cross the street in China. It is perfectly normal to cross a four or six-lane road, one lane at a time. You stand motionless on the white, dashed line between lanes as cars and trucks whiz by you on both sides with only inches to spare. When the next lane is clear, you advance (there is no retreat in this game, that could get you killed, since drivers in China would never expect that).

If you did this in America, drivers would come to a screeching halt and think you were crazy (they might even tell you so, using colorful words and hand gestures). It is simply a different culture, or rather a different way of doing things in modern Chinese culture.

Typical Gallery Price: $290.00

$128.88

SOLD