Happy Harvesting Lychees


This elegant inside painted snuff bottle depicts lychees ready to be harvested, but two cicadas are enjoying its ripeness. A cicada symbolizes eternal youth because its life cycle is longer than that of any other insect. It spends seven to thirteen years under the ground before returning to the earth’s surface and develops into a long-legged insect. Reincarnation and immortality are also associated with the cicada.

The artist, Huang Shuang, is a pupil of master painter Wang Xisan. He was born in 1963 in Fucheng County and studied at the Ji school. Nowadays, he is a master painter himself. Real size: 6.7 x 5.5 cm


Material options:
Clear Plexiglass -> The photo is printed on a 4 mm thick aluminium plate and then covered with a 3 mm clear plexiglass.
Fine Art Paper -> Is a gloss paper with a fine structure, reminiscent of Baryta. It is printed with 12 different colors and 3 shades of grey. The photo is pasted on an aluminium plate of 4 mm thick.

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