Ma Yuan, “Walking on a Mountain Path in Spring”, 12th or 13th century
To read the Story of Curly-Beard (who gave up his house to a pair of eloping lovers, then disappeared).
Ah, is this not happiness?Note: As well as the longer version at the above link, there’s a brief summary of the Story of Curly-Beard, “a gigantic, fierce, red-bearded rogue,” in Charles Hucker’s China’s Imperial Past.
“Cai Shen, god of prosperity”, provenance unknown
Chen Rong, Two dragons from "Nine Dragons Scroll", 1244
Dragon kite, Weifang, Shandong province, contemporary.
"Madman" Liang Kai, “Li Bai Strolling and Singing”, 12th or 13th century.