This orchid painting by Su-sing Chow is featured in his book Fundamentals of Chinese Floral Painting: Vol. 2 Book of the Orchid.
Grass Orchid is one of the basic subjects of Chinese Brush Painting called "The Four Gentlemen." The ideas is through the study of these four subjects, an artist will learn strokes and techniques to render all other subjects. Grass Orchid is the Gentleman that represents Spring.
The simplicity and beauty of the grass orchid are unrivaled making it the perfect ambassador for Chinese Brush Painting.