Starbucks Announced

The inscription is based on a news story. This image shows the painting before it’s had a backing sheet applied—I’ll post another image afterwards so you can see the difference.

  • Material: Chinese ink and color on paper
  • Size:
  • Date: 2017
  • Inscription: Based on a painting by Huang Binhong. Painted by Lu Kesi in the year of the Fire Chicken 2017. “Starbucks announced that it plans to double the number of its stores in China from more than 2,300 to 5,000 by 2021. Starbucks says that it will open more than one new store a day for the next five years.”
  • Seal: Lu (upper left under signature); Lu Kesi (lower left over signature)
  • Registry: p116