Hung Liu – Minghun – Ghost Marriage


SKU: 28429

Artwork Description

Hung Liu – Minghun – Ghost Marriage

Dimensions: 80 x 80″
Year: 2010
Medium: oil on canvas

This powerful piece by Hung Liu illustrates the practice of wealthy families purchasing brides if their sons, if their child had died before he could marry. The image shows a beautiful young woman shrouded in veils next to the deceased man. Her fate is to be buried with him so he will not have to enter the afterlife alone.