Duke of Chou

Graphite on paper Original size 8.5x11 1999 Alex LeDante

A study of Ju Ming's powerful sculpture of the Duke of Chou. I had the privilege of viewing the original at the Palace Museum

This is my tribute to the noble Duke of Chou, author of the original Book of Changes (Chou I) after the work of his father, Wang Wen. I am filled with admiration of the mind that could grasp the subtle meanings of the sixty-four hexagrams, from which all events may be described