This embroidery-artwork copies from one of Lang Shining’s Flower & bird series paintings <Spring Birds>.
Painter: Lang Shining (Italian original name: Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766)) is a Missionary and Court Painter. He came to China at the age of 27, and spent more than half of his life in China until his death. His paintings stand out from his time because he integrated Western Painting techniques into Chinese traditional meticulous painting.
The materials of meticulous painting include landscapes, flowers, and birds, characters, etc.. This work depicts spring scenery, whole painting focus on tree, grass, flower, and birds to display the vitality of spring.
Embroidery made with silk thread on high-density silk or satin material by the superior/handcrafted artist.
The core of painting: embroider with various thinness lines, end of leaves, grass, fur use the thinnest line