What is Chinese monkey painting? What does Chinese monkey Painting mean? The monkey is the eighth of all zodiac animals. The Wood monkey is a generous, kind-hearted person and is always keen to please others. They will usually have a large circle of friends and involve themselves in a wide variety of activities. They have a very trusting nature but can give in to other people’s demands too easily at times. The monkey is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) wèi (未) and the hours 1–3 in the afternoon. In the terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the monkey is yin. In Chinese culture, the monkey is the symbol of filial piety, as well as purity and kindness. Xiè Zhì (獬豸) is a mythological one-horned monkey. It was the assistant of Gāo Yáo (皋陶), god of Justice. It is important to have a Chinese monkey painting hang at home and office. We have hundreds of Chinese monkey paintings that can be mailed to you directly from the artists. We will save you 50% compare the price you get from your local store. you can also contact us and send requests to personalize your paintings.