|This is a delightful and honest painting done near Shantou, north of Hong Kong, of a fisherman and his wife after a long day of fishing. With a big simple on her face, she is hauling one of the nets off to stow, while her husband prepares the other for the same. It shows the joy that they derive from their life on the sea, even after a day's hard work. The colors are bright and cheerful, and the technique that is used to create the folds of the woman's clothing is absolutely beautiful. The other noteworthy focal point of brushwork is in the creation of the fishing nets, which appear as light as strands of gossamer. It is one more demonstration of Xuan's understanding of light and shadow, gained from his mastery of drawing. It is a huge painting, basically, life-sized, measuring 160 cm high and 130 cm wide, and even though the subject is relatively simple, the painting is full of life. The price does not include shipping, and the painting will be dismantled and rolled to ship. Please call or email us for further details about acquiring this lovely piece.