Ziyou Hua - Birds
In the Chinese painting of birds, it is not so much to paint its form, but more importantly the artist uses the bird to express his inner feelings or character. That is why bird paintings of famous Chinese artists' are of the crane (signifying independence); eagles (high ability); roosters (to bring light to darkness); a pair of mandarin ducks to express love, young chicks (lively and innocent),etc.
Huang Yao, Shiyong Huagao, 1957-1958
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