木刻版画, 34.1× 26.1cm, 1962年于重庆
By Zhu Xuanxian
In Chongqing City, China, 1962
Zhu Xuanxian was praised as “a poet skilled in brushes and gravers”, so that his works is featured with vivid multiplicity.
Such multiplicity is reflected from his long-term persistent involvement in the works of traditional Chinese painting, woodcut, political caricatures, illustration, comic strips, gouache and water-color painting, and from his combination of the themes of flowers, birds, humans and sceneries, which demonstrates his multiple artistic talents and the abundant connotations of his works.
Besides, such multiplicity is reflected from the fact that he was a social artistic activist in more than half a century covering the old and the new societies, and that he contributed to the advancement and development of our social artistic cause.
These undoubtedly add the significance to the profoundness, strength and value of his works.