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: 00243TEA

: Eastern Art

: painting

: Chinese Gongbi Colourful figure painting on silk, one of a set of 12. The 2 men in a garden, Lu Zhishen (鲁智深) and Wu Song (武松) are two figures of 'Tales of Water Margin' Shui Hu Zhuan, a famous novel of Ming Dynasty, one of the Chinese four great classical novels. Paintings depict the brotherhood of leaders described in the novel, The Tales of the Water Margin. There were 108 brothers. Those depicted here are the most famous. They had different roles - some were generals, others were officials - there are different stories about each one. Each one was outside the law for some reason. Note by JY: According to the art style, this painting could be painted by the artist of 00244TEA.

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: China, Eastern Asia, Asia

: 1825