I got this picture by a friend a days ago, but I have no idea what it says. It is not a good picture, but I hope someone on here will be able to translate at least parts of it for me. I do not know if it helps, but my friend says he got it in Beijing.enter image description here

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Large lettering:



First column to the right:


Year of bǐngshēn

Far right column (best guess):


Strong and Joyful (probably an art name)

Bottom right seal:


Zhāng Yuèyīng, probably the artist name

Left seal:


Good fortune at one’s desire

  • Thank you so much!
    – SkitterMaw
    Mar 15, 2020 at 23:20

The three big characters are 约翰娜. Probably a woman's name, Johanna.

The three small characters is 丙申年, which means the year 2016, or 2016 - (n * 60) (n could be any number).

The two small characters on the far right are a little hard. I guess 张东. It should be the name of author.

  • Thank you so much!
    – SkitterMaw
    Mar 15, 2020 at 23:20

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