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Outside the Gate

On 16, Jan 2013 | No Comments | In | By Jenn

Outside the Gate

Image of Village 2 neighbors talk outside the gate.

Chinese watercolor painting on rice paper silk mounted.

21 x 16 Horizontal

Watering Hole – 1969

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Watering Hole – 1969

5 Storks at Watering Hole

1969

Chinese Water Color on Rice Paper

21 x 13 Horizontal

Landscape Interior Design – 1968

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Landscape Interior Design – 1968

Landscape Interior Design rendering of a painting to be placed inside wall panel in a Chinese Restaurant.  Panda Inn, NJ.

Size Unknown

1968

 

Cranes by Waterfall – 1967

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Cranes by Waterfall – 1967

3 Cranes by Waterfall by Liu Jipiao

Black & White Ink  On Rice Paper

17×24 Vertical

 

Two Red Koi – 1977

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Two Red Koi – 1977

Two Red Koi Fish on Rice Paper Unframed

1977

12×18 Vertical

Calligraphy Untranslated

 

Bird Duet – 1929

On 14, Jan 2013 | No Comments | In | By Jenn

Bird Duet – 1929

Bird Duet in Black Ink on Rice Paper 1929

Silk Mounted

29 x 24 Horizontal

Calligraphy Untranslated

One of the earliest paintings in the family’s possession.  It dates back to Liu’s time after the establishment of the National Academy of Art in Hangzhou in 1928 and coincides with the Westlake Expo 1929.  We don’t know he brought it with him to America or if it was somehow survived and was sent over.

Fishing in the Shade

On 14, Jan 2013 | No Comments | In | By Jenn

Fishing in the Shade

Fishing in the Shade  is a Chinese watercolor mounted on hand cut red and white silk.

Slightly water damaged

23 x 18 Horizontal

Post 1950’s

The calligraphy is a poem – Untranslated

 

Bluebirds on Newspaper – 1974

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Bluebirds on Newspaper – 1974

Bluebirds on Newspaper Black and Blue Ink painted on Asbury Park Sunday Press

22 x 17 Horizontal

November 17, 1974

My grandfather painted on anything he could get his hands on.  Money was tight but he wanted to keep painting.  So we have paintings and sketches on newspaper, calendar pages and scrap paper.

Bridge Waterfall – 1937

On 09, Jan 2013 | No Comments | In | By Jenn

Bridge Waterfall – 1937

“Bridge Waterfall” – Mountain Village with Waterfall.

Chinese Watercolor on Rice Paper.  Silk Border on Pressboard with Handmade Wooden Frame.

21 x 29 Vertical

1937

Calligraphy Untranslated

This is one of the earlier paintings in our possession pre-dating his journey to America.  We don’t know whether he brought the painting with him and framed it later or if someone sent to him once he was settled.

 

 

Sunset Junk – 1967

On 27, Dec 2012 | No Comments | In | By Jenn

Sunset Junk – 1967

“Sunset Junk” – Chinese Junk Sailing on Calm Waters.

Chinese Watercolor on Rice Paper Unframed.

16 x 22 Vertical

1967