Where peonies bloom, so does wealth and prosperity – Longmo Art
Where peonies bloom, so does wealth and prosperity
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Where peonies bloom, so does wealth and prosperity


Dimension: 660mm x 330mm

Material: Chinese Painting on traditional rice paper

Year: 2005

Artist: Zhang Baogui (1939), Liaoning, also known as Zhang Fei

  • Introduction: Zhang graduated from Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts and taught there. During his half-century painting career, he was very interested in people’s livelihood and nature and created many excellent works with a realist artistic spirit. He is particularly skilled at painting Chinese landscapes, flowers and birds, and tigers. Not only are his works full of the charm of traditional Chinese paintings, but he also adopts Western painting styles in both shape, light, and color composition. Art critics Sun Meilan, Zhou Jiyin, Wang Weisheng, Cui Qingzhong, etc. commented Zhang's art positively.
  • Notable accomplishments: The artist had solo exhibitions in the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum in 1982, Seoul in 1990, and Niigata Hall in 1995. The landscape "Mountain Soul" won Tokyo Ink Painting Exhibition's special award in 1998. In 2003, his work "Lotus Pond" was selected to participate in the Second National Chinese Painting Exhibition, and in the same year he won the Excellence Award of the National Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition for his work "Scary Wind". He was invited to join the 2007 "Cultural Heritage and Development" National Famous Artists Exhibition. He was featured in publications such as "Inheritance and Development" National Academic Invitation Exhibition of Famous Chinese Painting Artists.
  • Professional memberships and appointments: Zhang has published many books, including "Selected Works of Zhang Baogui's Chinese Paintings", "Selected Works of Zhang Baogui's Modern and Contemporary Masters in China", "Zhang Baogui's Freehand Peony"

Painting Description: The peony flower means prosperity in China. It is one of the most auspicious flowers in Chinese culture and represents the fruit of labor, a happy life, wealth, and career prospect. Zhao Shixue, a Qing scholar mentioned: Peony symbolizes wealth. It is known as the king of all flowers, and any place that has it can be viewed as wealthy and honorable. It symbolizes not only the rich and honorable but also the beautiful.

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