This is not a Print! Original Chinese calligraphy artwork is created by our talented disabled artist.
About 'Keep Calm Then Win Through / Ning Jing Zhi Yuan’ Chinese Calligraphy Wall Art Work
Painting Size: 50.39” x 18.90” (128cm x 48cm)
Silk Border: 62.20” x 23.62” (158cm x 60cm)
Traditional Chinese Characters & pinyin
Simplified Chinese Characters & pinyin
It consists of four characters, pronounced níng jìng zhì yuǎn in Chinese pinyin, and means accomplish something lasting by leading a quiet life, or to keep calm then win through; Keep cool and you'll win.
This comes from “a letter of exhorting children” writed by Zhuge Liang / Chuko Liang (181–234), style name Kongming, was a chancellor of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He is popularly recognised as the greatest and most accomplished strategist of his era, as well as a statesman, engineer, scholar, and legendary inventor of baozi. Zhuge is an uncommon two-character compound family name.
From first to second Chinese characters, 宁静, ning jing , means: peaceful, calm, or tranquil;
The third Chinese character, 致, zhi , means: 1. send or deliver something to express an etiquette or affection; 2. devote (one's efforts, etc); 3. make sb/sth accomplish; achieve; become; 4. incur or cause (something unhappy); 5. result in; 6. manner or style that engages attention or arouses interest; 7. very carefully made or formed; fine, exquisite or delicate;
The fourth Chinese character, 远, yuan , means: 1. far away (in time or space), distant, or remote; 2. distant (in relationship); 3. by far, or far and away; 4. keep away from; keep at a distance;
Close up view of this "ning jing zhi yuan" in Chinese characters calligraphy art painted on handmade xuan paper embedded with gold flecks, and mounted highest quality ivory silk brocade.
Chinese Calligraphy Style
English: Official Script / Clerical Script
Below the main characters (on the bottom)
Firstly, this looks best with selections that have multiple characters. Secondly, these are Chinese calendar and writer on the left side.
Note: This Chinese calligraphy artwork does not include framing but is Ready-to-Frame, just giving you more options for your own personalized framing ideas.
About Talented Disabled Artist: Master Shouxing Wang
How many years does it require to be a great master of Chinese brush calligraphy? 20 to 30 years. Shouxing Wang is from a village in Shandong China and actively lives with paralysis from waist down for nearly thirty years. To fight fate, he developed an interest in Chinese calligraphy art, which is believed to have a very similar effect to Chinese Taichi, cultivating the mind and morality. Now after nearly thirty years of practice, Mr. Wang has won various art competitions and can skillfully master all scripts of Chinese character calligraphy, namely, zhuanshu(seal script), lishu(clerical script), kaishu(regular script), xingshu(running script/semi cursive script) and caoshu(cursive script/grass script).
In addition to Chinese calligraphy art, Master. Wang is also a big fan of various kinds of musical instrument, such as erhu and flute. Master. Wang said, “Life is not fair but you make it fair with your effort and attitude.”
"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. View More Story