Carps in Blue by Wanqi Zhang
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Carps in Blue 2015 - 2020

Wanqi Zhang

InkPaperRicepaper Chinese InkWatercolour
32 ⨯ 49 cm
ConditionExcellent
€ 600

Galerie Kunstbroeders

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Zhang Wanqi is a renowned watercolorist. He is known in China and is a multiple winner of various competitions. His style is so typical of Chinese artists. With a smooth brushstroke he paints landscapes, fish, forests and the most beautiful Chinese flowers. He often provides his watercolors with inspiring poem lines. The watercolors are usually signed with his signature and his chops (wax seal and in Chinese the signature). He paints on 80 grams watercolor paper and on traditional rice paper. He gets his inspiration from the frequent travels he makes in China and which he records with his camera. Once home, he translates these images into the most beautiful watercolors. With his watercolors he tries to build a bridge between traditional Chinese and Western art. Zhang is a professor at the University of Shanghai where he teaches drawing and watercolor painting. In addition, he fulfills many prominent administrative roles in the art world and is chairman of the Chinese society of aquarists.
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Zhang Wanqi is a renowned watercolourist, well-known in China and a multiple winner of various competitions. His style is so typical for Chinese artists. With a fluent brushstroke he paints landscapes, fish, forests and the most beautiful Chinese flowers, often provided with inspiring lines of poetry and often signed with his signature and his chops. He paints on 80 g watercolour paper and on traditional rice paper. He gets his inspiration from the frequent trips he makes in China, which he captures with his camera. Once back home, he translates these images into the most beautiful watercolours. With his watercolours he tries to build a bridge between traditional and western art. Zhang is professor of drawing at Shanghai University and fulfils many prominent managerial roles in the art world.