New year painting on woodblock in Zhuxian town

New year painting in Zhuxian town becomes very famous since Song Dynasty as one of three specialty of Kaifeng with governmental china and Bianxiu. Dongjing Menghualu said that “ Near the new year, all print and sell gate god, Zhong Kui Taoban, Taofu,Caimen Dunlu, Huitou Luma and Tianxing Tiezi”, which showed the unexampled flourish of printing and selling of new year painting on woodblock in Kaifeng at that time.

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