I love how gosh darned whimisical these animal portraits are!! It makes me think of if Orwell’s Animal Farm met Romance of the Three Kingdoms. I especially like that the Crane is wearing Kingfisher inlay. AHHH PERF.
This are all accomplished victoriously by artist Jia Yisong,
Portrait of a Deer 2008. Portrait of a Crane and Rhinoceros 2007. Portrait of a Wild Boar 2008. Portrait of a Hippopotamus 2010.All Oil on Canvas.