This is not a Print! This famous Chinese proverbs calligraphy wall scroll or portrait art is 100% hand-painted by our disabled artist!
Typical Gallery Price: $150.00
Your price: $69.88
Length of Silk Scroll: 70" (177cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 18.6" (47cm)
About Chinese Quotes Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artwork
Traditional or Simplified Chinese Characters & pinyin
Traditional Chinese Characters & pinyin
Simplified Chinese Characters & pinyin
Note: As you see, there Traditional and Simplified Chinese Characters are same version except 2 characters.
David Beckham tattoos Chinese Characters, consisting of eight characters, pronounced ‘shēng sǐ yǒu mìng，fù guì zà tiān’. Its literal meaning is equal to that of every bullet has its billet in English language. The first half of this proverb explains that life of mankind is limited and nothing is immortal, life and death of human being and other circumstances are determined by heaven and nature. The second half means that whether a human being is rich or poor and is gentle or simple is affected by heaven or controlled by heaven. Death and life have determined appointments, riches and honors depend upon heaven.
This proverb is tattooed by British soccer player David Beckham on his body. The connotation of this Chinese old proverb made football funs throughout the world recognize the extensive and profound meaning of Chinese characters art of Chinese nation. Know more about Tattoo with Chinese characters: latest trend
Chinese Calligraphy Style
English: Official Script / Clerical Script
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About Talented Disabled Artist Shouxing Wang
Shouxing Wang, who lives with paralysis from the waist down, is an accomplished disabled Chinese calligrapher of traditional Chinese brush calligraphy, thought of as the highest form of art in China and widely practiced and revered in Sinophere. Being confined to a wheelchair in a small village in Eastern China for decades, Shouxing has been determined to teach and establish himself as a great Chinese calligrapher.
"Initially, practicing calligraphy lifted me out of the pain of losing legs, brought me consolation and gave me courage to face various difficulties in life, and I found new hopes. Now I believe in my future and I shall work harder and promote the calligraphy art form." he said. When he was interviewed by journalists with famous media and asked what it was like to practice calligraphy these years.
Shouxing writes with a brush, ink and an inkstone (used to mix the ink) on rice paper and is versed in all the five main scripts of Chinese characters: seal script (zhuanshu), clerical script (lishu), semi-cursive or running script (xingshu), cursive or grass scrip (caoshu) and regular script (kaishu).
How to Create Your Calligraphy Wall Scroll Art Works
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