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    Way Cool!!!

    Some of you may have already seen this painting but it is so fantastic I thought I would share it here. They digitized each individual to link with a Wikipedia page. Amazing and informative! Make sure you scroll all the way to the right to see the whole thing.

    Painted by Chinese artists, Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi and Zhang An, oil on canvas,
    2006

    Click here to check it out!
    "The significance is hiding in the insignificant. Appreciate everything."
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    That must have been one hectic weekend's worth of painting! Immense effort but well worth it. Thanks for the pointer Sketchism.

    Totally different sort of painting but it brought to mind this, a painting I first became aware of about forty years ago -
    http://home1.gte.net/espaxson/custer.htm

    and a small version in colour without any blurb
    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...17FC08&first=0
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    WOW thats amazing and thanks for both the links
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    Fantastic links Nickillus! Thank you! How someone stays the course on paintings like these is absolutely amazing!

    Thank you Coops!
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    great link Eddie. thanks for sharing. I have learned more in 30 minutes about Chinese history than I have in an entire lifetime. sad to admit.
    what a masterpiece of a painting!!!

    thanks Nick also for that link.

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    Thanks Albert - I know, that painting has sent me off many times on random surfing tangents! Check out where it takes you if you click on the camel in the middle! lol!
    "The significance is hiding in the insignificant. Appreciate everything."
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    Completely cool.

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    Wow nice one Sketch,did you notice the power of Bruce Lee in the painting?Maybe the artists fav?

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