“Ink and Wash Painting” and “Chinese Calligraphy”
are considered the most important arts in China
and the most refined form of East Asian painting.
They were developed in China during AD 618 -907,
introduced to Korea and Japan in the mid-14th century.
The brushes for both wash painting and calligraphy are similar.
They are traditionally made from bamboo with goat,
ox, horse, sheep, rabbit, deer or wolf hair.
The paintings and calligraphy were drawn by the 80-year-old shop owner.
Posted on 28 December 2008
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