Princess Wencheng (623-680 AD) was the daughter of Emperor Taizong. She was beautiful and clever. She married to Tibet and believed in Buddhism. 25” (h) x 40.5”(W) Painting Style: Chinese Gongbi painting (Claborate-style painting) – Gongbi means meticulous brush craftsmanship. The Gongbi technique uses a highly detailed brushstroke that delimits details very precisely and without independent or expressive variation. Painted on rice paper.
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Thank you for submitting your item for appraisal. 文成公主 has been and still is very popular both in Tibet and China. The historical person and the fictitious are so closely connected that it is very difficult to find the grain of truth. Your brushstroke is very precise and the painting very decorative. The estimate is based on similar paintings by lesser known artists offered or sold at auction.
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