You will need a picture frame to properly display this artwork.
A frame is not included!
Artwork Panel: 33.4cm x 33.4cm ≈ 13" x 13"
Silk/Brocade Border: 42.6cm x 42.6cm ≈ 16¾" x 16¾"Information about how this Asian painting is mounted
This painting features Chinese woman selling traditional candied fruit. To the right is a symbol of good luck and good fortune plastered to the wall.
The artist Mo Nong signing some of his artwork before I took it to my workshop for proper mounting.
This painting is not titled, but is signed by the artist, and authenticated with his red signature seal.
The artist goes by the name (Mo Nong).
He lives in Beijing, the capital city of China.
This general style of painting that falls between modern art and folk art is done by many artists in China. Once the last modern I worked with retired, it took years to find another that I was really happy with. Finally, in 2012, I walked into the studio of Mo Nong, and found what I was looking for. His variety of composition and painting style make all of these paintings instant classics.
The day I met Mo Nong in his studio in the Panjiayuan artist community of Beijing.
Mo Nong uses paint power and water (similar to gouache) to get vivid colors. This is applied to handmade xuan paper (often called rice paper, though there's no rice in it). When I took these painting to my workshop, they were mounted with a silk brocade border. This border can be used in lieu of matting when you frame this artwork.
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