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SKU: 0044

[Painting Inspriation]

Running Script in Wang Xi Zhi style with Gong Bi painting, 

行书(取:王羲之)及工笔画.7in x 5in (17.8cm x12.7cm), painted by artist ‘g’ on Oct.15th, 2021, Orlando, Florida, USA. 


When daily busy life makes me exhausted, I start to seek the reason. I feel I am thirsty in love. The love I used to have, the love, makes me in joy, peace, and happiness.


This painting inspires by the bible John 13:34

34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.


約 翰 福 音 13:34

34 我 賜 給 你 們 一 條 新 命 令 , 乃 是 叫 你 們 彼 此 相 愛 ; 我 怎 樣 愛 你 們 , 你 們 也 要 怎 樣 相 愛 。



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[Painting You Will Receive]

An original Chinese painting on Chinese rice paper without photo frame but with a black photo mat board only.


The Painting Designed for Simple Photo Frame Size as below:

You also can choose to purchase a frame in our gallery.

Painting Dimensions

7in x 5in (17.5cm x13.1cm)


Photo Frame Dimensions

Painting without a mat, width: 5 "    (13 cm)

Painting without a mat, height: 7 "   (18 cm)

The Painting with mat, width: 4 "      (10 cm)

The Painting with mat, height: 6 “    (15 cm)

Mat opening, width: 3 ½ "                  (09 cm)

Mat opening, height: 5 ½ "                 (14 cm)

Frame width: 6 "                                 (15 cm)

Frame height: 7 ¾ "                             (20 cm)



[Chinese Culture Introduction] 


Gongbi / 工笔画 

simplified Chinese: 工笔; traditional Chinese: 工筆; pinyin: gōng bǐ; Wade–Giles: kung-pi


Gongbi is a careful, realist technique in Chinese painting. Gong means 'tidy' (meticulous brush craftsmanship). The gongbi technique uses highly detailed brushstrokes that delineates details precisely. The opposite of the interpretive and freely expressive, xieyi (寫意 'sketching thoughts') style.


The gongbi style originated from 'Silk Painting' 帛画 in 'Warring States period ' 战国时代 (475BC-221BC) also known as 'fine painting ' 细画, which flourished in the 'Tang Dynasty ' 唐朝 (618-907). These paintings peaked out between the Tang and Song dynasties (7th to 13th centuries) when these refined paintings were endorsed and collected by the royal families of China. To perfect this style, the gongbi artists must totally commit themselves to these techniques. Only the wealthy could afford such artists. This style of art was accomplished in secret in royal palaces and private homes.


During the 'Qianlong period' 乾隆年间 of the 'Qing Dynasty' 清朝(1636-1912), "gongbi painting" was formally proposed as a standardized painting category concept.




[Artist Introduction] 

g, A Fine Artist of Chinese Painting & GraceDL Gallery Founder

g  is an abbreviation for Grace D. McBride, a fine artist of Chinese painting, a fashion artist, and GraceDL Gallery Founder.


g  was born in Tai Yuan, the dragon city of ShanXi province in China. During childhood, g  was deeply influenced by traditional Chinese culture. g started to paint at the age of 4 and has been classically trained in Traditional Chinese painting since the age of 6.

However, as with many Chinese parents, g’s parents did not support painting as a reliable career. Therefore, g had to stop painting and pursue a different career after graduating from a university.

g  has worked in the fashion industry over ten years. g lives abroad, has traveled around the world, and continues to be influenced by the beauty of different cultures.


Despite the inspiration gathered from other cultures, g is profoundly bonded to China. The further away from China that g  goes , the closer g feels to Chinese roots. g ’s appreciation for Chinese heritage and the beauty of the planet as a whole are what continue to fuel g’s artist vision; g is grateful, so g paints again. g  founded GraceDL Gallery in Germany in 2016. g started to paint her first fashion collection “THE HOME” in the United States and released her fashion brand ‘g ’ in 2019.

g  loves art, but she is more than a fine painting artist. She thinks art could be more functional than simply visual satisfaction. She wishes for everyone to use art, wear art, and enjoy art in daily life.

g  also senses a mission to celebrate the traditional Chinese culture and share it with everyone around world through the paint brush.


g  believes art is a gift. g appreciates this gift, so g  continues to paint. This gift belongs to everyone.




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