This is not a print! Original 'Birthday' Chinese calligraphy wall scroll is 100% hand-painted by our talented disabled artist.
Typical Gallery Price: $180.00
Your price: $68.99
Length of Silk Scroll: 59.3" (150cm)
Width of Wooden Scroll Roller: 29.2" (74cm)
About 'Birthday' Chinese Calligraphy Wall Scroll Artwork
Traditional, Simplified Chinese Characters & Pinyin
It is pronounced ‘shòu’ in Pinyin and means 1.longevity, 2.life; age, 3.birthday, 4.[Euphemism] for burial. Translingual: Han character (radical 33 士+11, 14 strokes). What you see is traditional Chinese character form.
Chinese Calligraphy Style
English: Official Script / Clerical Script
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 Write Birthday in Chinese Calligraphy Art on a Wall Scroll