雅思口语Part2话题卡：Descrbe a drawing or painting that you like 喜欢的一幅画
Describe a drawing or painting that you like
You should say：
When you first saw this painting
What the painting is about
Who drew/painted it
And explain why you like this drawing/painting
The painting I am going to tell you about is “Along the River During the Qingming Festival. It was a memorable weekend in May several years ago when a special display of national treasures was held at the Palace Museum, which included this remarkable artwork.
The painting itself is a vivid representation of life in Kaifeng, the capital during the Song dynasty, specifically during the Qingming Festival. It beautifully captures the bustling streets, complete with shops, restaurants, vendors, pedestrians, and ornate bridges. It’s like a snapshot of a bygone era, showcasing the daily activities and the intricate details of the city during that festive time.
The mastermind behind this incredible piece of art is Zhang Zeduan, a talented artist who once served the emperor but later faced hardships, having to sell his paintings to make ends meet. This article is from Laokaoya website. His ability to bring such life and detail into this painting is truly awe-inspiring, and it’s a testament to his skill and dedication as an artist.
This painting holds a special place in my heart, not only for its undeniable artistic value but also for its ability to transport me back in time. Every time I look at it, I am immersed in the rich history and culture of the Song dynasty. It’s like a time machine that allows me to experience the vibrant streets and daily life of that era. “Along the River During the Qingming Festival” is not just a painting; it’s a window into a captivating and distant world.
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