Folk Qilin Drawing

c. 1900
$1,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 44.0" D: 1.0" H: 36.5"
Materials
Paint
Northern Elmwood
Linen
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Collection #
T088
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$225

Beautifully detailed and masterfully painted, this painting dating from the turn of the 20th century centers its expressive composition upon a rondel of Chinese symbols. Representing prosperity, a pair of exuberant children cavorts in a fantastical landscape. One rides a sensitively portrayed qilin, a mythological lion-like dragon who represents joy and benevolence, the other child waves a banner inscribed with the message “Good luck for your future.” Painted on muslin, the work is presented in a stunning green-tinted Elmwood frame.

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