|The painting of China|
"The Ladies Wearing Flowers in Hair" is a well- known ancient Chinese painting significant in the history of art. It depicts the comfortable, gorgeous, happy life of noble women in the Tang Dynasty.
The painter is Zhou Fang of Tang Dynasty, famous for feature painting during the then times.
Zhou was born from a noble family in Chang'an, Shaanxi Province in the last year of the Kaiyuan and died in the year of Zhenyuan. Zhou was adept at painting ladies, portraits and temple murals.
This painting is set on a scroll, 180cm long and 46cm wide. It is now preserved in Liaoning museum located in northeast China.
Design: There is only one stamp in this set. It shows the overall view of the painting "Ladies Wearing Flowers in Hair", on which six women appear; five of them are noble women, one is a maiden. One is looking at flowers, one is catching butterfly, one is taking a walk, and one is playing with a pet dog--all depicts the leisure life of nobles in palaces.