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Noble and Precious Animal Deer in Chinese Paintings

Chinese Deer Painting: Symbolize Long Life for giving blessing of longevity. In ancient China, people thought the deer is an immortal animal with a long life. When a deer was 500 years old, its color would turn to be white, while … Continue reading

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The Giant Panda in Chinese Arts

The Giant panda seems as elusive in art as it has been in nature. In early Chinese Art, bears not Panda bears were carved into jade. However, the mountains where the pandas live have been well represented in Chinese paintings. … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken Paintings

The Rooster or Chicken is the tenth of the twelve-year cycle of animals which appear in the "shengxiao", the earthly branch, or better known in English as the Chinese Zodiac. The Rooster is a common subject in Chinese painting, belonging … Continue reading

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