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Chinese Crane Paintings

The crane is the most popular bird in Chinese paintings and is a symbol of longevity and auspiciousness. In ancient China the crane was regarded as having a long life span and one Chinese legend says that a immortal rode … Continue reading

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Crane Subject in Chinese Paintings

Crane has been regarded as an auspicious bird in Chinese bird and flower paintings, next only to the legendary phoenix among all the birds with a divine poise. It was also a symbol of longevity and incorruptibility. In Chinese crane paintngs, the pine … Continue reading

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Crane in Chinese Painting

The Crane is the common subject in Chinese painting and longevity or a long life is the main traditional Chinese meaning for the Crane. Wisdom that comes with age is an often associated meaning and in Feng Shui the influence … Continue reading

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