Painting of Dragon in Chinese Mythology

The dragon is the largest supernatural creature in Chinese mythology and embodies strength and symbolizes a supernatural force. It is the highest auspicious image of art in China and the leader of all living things. The dragon is capable of being hidden or visible, thin or thick, short or long and generating clouds and rain to bring benefit to all things on earth. It can do many good things for the people and has naturally won the love and respect of the Chinese people.

Painting of Rolling Dragon: In Ming and Qing dynasties of China, this pattern often used for the architectural decoration of the Palace or the Royal gardens. Rolling dragon is a symbol of power, dignity and honor. It also the meaning of getting rid of calamity and bringing good fortune.

Dragon - Chinese Painting

Dragon - Chinese Painting

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