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Abraham Lincoln – Circa 1965

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Abraham Lincoln – Circa 1965

President Abraham Lincoln on Porcelain Tile Handmade Wooden Frame

23 x 23

Circa 1965

When Liu started painting again in the mid 60’s, he started by painting portraits of presidents and other famous people of the time.  This portrait of Abraham Lincoln was one of his earlier ones. His portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson took first place in a contest, went to the White House and later on to the Lyndon B. Johnson Memorial Library.

Four Peaches – 1972

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Four Peaches – 1972

Porcelain painting demonstrating Liu’s design expertise.

12″ Round Plate

Tiger in Bamboo – 1970

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Tiger in Bamboo – 1970

Tiger in Bamboo

1970

13 x 17 Vertical Oval

Calligraphy Untranslated

 

 

 

Blue Red Mountain – 1972

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Blue Red Mountain – 1972

Modern Porcelain Chinese Painting

11″ x 16″ Oval/ Vertical

1972

JFK & Caroline – 1966

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JFK & Caroline – 1966

JFK & Caroline Portrait on Porcelain Tile mounted in handmade wooden frame.

1966

14 x 14

Liu painted several portraits of various members of the Kennedy Clan.

2 Fish – 1971

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2 Fish – 1971

Modern Porcelain Painting of 2 Fish

1971

9″ Round Shallow Bowl

Calligraphy Untranslated

Sea Serpent – 1971

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Sea Serpent – 1971

Blue on White Porcelain Planter of a Sea Serpent

1971

10″ Deep Planter

Calligraphy on Outside of Bowl – Untranslated

Having studied in a Jingdezhen Porcelain making factory as a young boy, Liu often returned to his roots of painting in the famous blue and white motif of design.

Water Lily Bowl – 1972Water Lily Bowl – 1972

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Water Lily Bowl – 1972

Water Lily Bowl designed with gold trim

12″ Round Deep Porcelain Bowl

Sections of water lilies on the inside and roses vines circling  the outside.

Calligraphy on the bottom – Untranslated

Elizabeth Taylor – 1957

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Elizabeth Taylor – 1957

Close up profile of Elizabeth Taylor on a porcelain tile unframed.

6 x 9 Vertical

Liu also did an oil painting of her.

 

Three Moon Ladies – 1971

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Three Moon Ladies – 1971

Three Moon Ladies.  Blue on White Porcelain Plate

14″ x 11″ Oval/Horizontal

1971

Calligraphy – Dedicated and inspired by the first moonwalk.