Ode to the Red Candle
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Chinese artist Wen Lipeng created this oil painting “Ode to the Red Candle” in memory of his father Wen Yiduo, a prominent Chinese poet and scholar. Wen Yiduo was also a fearless warrior in China’s democratic revolutionary movements in the 20th century.
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