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Green Shrimp Kite

Green Shrimp

Measuring 110 by 85 centimeters this shrimp by Leng Shiyang 冷世洋 is made of silk. It dates to the 1980s. Shrimp are well loved in art. Qi Baishi brought the shrimp to new levels of prominence in the early 20th century with his ink wash paintings.












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Last update: June 2008
© Marilyn Shea, 2008