B4 Size, Print Card, The Three Friends of Winter, Chao Meng–Chien, Song Dynasty

  • Product Code: 4718008796080
  • Size: 25.7 x 36.4 cm ±5%
  • Material: Paper
  • Weight: 58 g



Chao Meng-chien, descendant of the Song imperial house, was gifted at poetry and calligraphy and excelled at painting plum blossoms, orchids, bamboo, stones, and narcissi and slopes in monochrome ink outlines (pai-miao). In this, the 6th leaf from the "Essence of Ink" album, the "broken branch" manner was used for pine, bamboo, and plum (the Three Friends) in a floral arrangement combined within a refined and tranquil composition. The straight and solid plum branch bears blossoms done in circular petals of light ink with highlights of dark ink. The bamboo leaves appear thin at the tip as if pruned, and the pine needles crisscross for variety within uniformity. All done in ink, the powerful brushwork is also elegant and pleasing.


The picture has gone through high resolution image processing and professional color management, and been printed on the high-quality art paper to reproduce the original warm texture and delicate colors.
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