chinese proverb painting
by ngan siu-mui


a thousand cups of wine is not enough

Chinese brushwork, acrylic on canvas

10x8 in
$250 cad


The title explains the relationship between bosom friends. Even after a thousand cups of wine, sharing the friendship would need many more.

That phrase is taken from the Chinese novel “Dragon Biography”. The main subject is about the emperor Zhao Kuang-Yin's youth, before he became founder of the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644)


  • Style: chinese calligraphy in seal, clerical and cursive scripts.
  • On the right: cursive script
  • In the middle: picture writing
  • On the left: clerical script

how to customize this artwork?

Give me a quote as you wish. I'll translate into Chinese.