The Four Gentlemen - Title, 1 of 5

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The Four Gentlemen - Title, 1 of 5

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original artwork for the Postcard Show Vol. 2, no. 1 of series of 5

The Four Gentlemen refer to four plants in Chinese tradition which represent the four Confucianist virtues ("Junzi",gentlemen or noble ones) and also the seasons of the year. The four plants: the orchid ("lan"/spring/humility and grace), the bamboo ("zhu"/summer/tolerance and strength), the chrysanthemum ("ju"/fall/courage), and the plum blossom ("mei"/winter/hope and inner beauty)

4" x 6", ink on card and vellum, 2013

Artist signed and chop seal on back upper right corner

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