This embroidery-artwork copies from Zhou Fang’s famous painting <Portrait of Flower-wearing Maids>, the original version is collected by the Liaoning Provincial Museum.
The Painter: Zhou Fang (8th to 9th century) is a famous painter in the Tang Dynasty, he is good at painting characters and Buddha statues. His paintings related to aristocratic women were welcomed by court officials,
The meticulous painting depicts six elegantly dressed aristocratic women and their maids went on a tour of viewing flowers at the turn of spring and summer. The painter didn’t set a background, whole work focuses on painting figures, puppies, crane and flower. By applying soft and bright colors, the figure’s dignified & graceful countenance & sonsie figure make the whole painting not only vivid and lifelike but also elegant and deluxe.