Three Dragons

“In ancient China there were dragons of the land, sea, and sky. Today the most powerful is the dragon called Smog.”

A painting by Lu Kesi of three dragons. The dragons on the far right and far left are copies of those on the Nine Dragons handscroll in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA attributed to Chen Rong who worked during the southern Song dynasty.

  • Collection: William Brian Lucas
  • Material: Chinese ink and color on paper
  • Date: 2017
  • Inscription: In ancient China there were dragons of the land, sea, and sky. Today the most powerful is the dragon called Smog. / Painted by Lu Kesi as a housewarming present for his son William Brian Lucas in the year of the fire chicken 2017.
  • Seals: various

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