"Three Friends of Winter" by Zhao Mengjian

"Three Friends of Winter" by Song Dynasty artist Zhao Mengjian depicts branches of plum blossom, pine and bamboo intertwined. As a group they represent perseverance, resilience, and steadfastness.

All three have deep symbolic meaning in Chinese culture both individually and as a trio and are highly regarded in Confucianism as representing a scholar's ideal.

Ref. Wikipedia.

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