Most attractive old lithograph dedicated to the most famous Chinese actor Mei Lanfang ( 梅兰芳). 3 images of the most famous Chinese opera singer. Ornate border with the Chinese characters fu and shou (Luck and longevity).
Size: 18,5 x 23,5 cm (7,4 x 9,5 inches)
Mei Lanfang (simplified Chinese: 梅兰芳; traditional Chinese: 梅蘭芳; pinyin: Méi Lánfāng; October 22, 1894 – August 8, 1961) was one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern Chinese history, exclusively known for his Dan roles (female role). Specifically, he portrayed Qingyi roles, a type of Dan role in which the female is typically young or middle-aged and is very gentle and elegant. Mei Lanfang is his stage name, and in Chinese it is generally considered a feminine name. His real name was Méi Lán (Chinese: 梅兰). Mei, Shang Xiaoyun, Cheng Yanqiu and Xun Huisheng were known as Four Great Dan in the golden era of Peking Opera.
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