Painting on Arches paper, mounted on canvas
50cm x 50cm
Watercolour, acrylic, sumi ink, charcoal
“It blossoms in the snow till spring; who can be more endurable to winter?”
Lu You, Song Dynasty (960-1279AD)
In the eyes of the Chinese, camellia petals reflect the spirit of a lady, and the holder of the petals (the calyx) represents the man entrusted by the lady as her protector.