The nine koi of longevity fell from the moon - Gabby Malpas

Gabby Malpas

The nine koi of longevity fell from the moon

79 x 79 cmWatercolour, gouache and pencil on Arches paperSold"In the last couple of years I have had some success with growing water plants in my backyard in Sydney after seeing them proliferate throughout SE Asia and in pots. My adoptive mother tried unsuccessfully to grow waterlilies at home in Auckland in a goldfish pond so this is a little homage to her.The number 9 symbolises longevity in Chinese culture."