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Male and female peacocks, probably watercolor and calligraphy ink - Chinese art. Love the detail and soft focus of the background flowers, too.

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Traditional Chinese realistic painting by Zhou Xue. Beijing Opera 周雪工笔画欣赏之美人记(二)一个迷恋戏曲…

Traditional Chinese realistic painting by Zhou Xue. Beijing Opera 周雪工笔画欣赏之美人记(二)一个迷恋戏曲…

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The people of China have a long held belief that they are descendents of the dragon, a tradition that is firmly embedded in their culture and one that is encountered across all aspects of Chinese society and in the minds of its people. Whereas in western cultures the dragon is usually regarded as a symbol of malevolence, in China it is held in high esteem for its dignity and power for good.

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