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Wall Paintings on Buddhist and Daoist Themes by Han Gan

Han Gan was a Tang Dynasty painter, who, though recorded as having done wall paintings on Buddhist and Daoist themes, is best remembered for his horse paintings. Han emphasized the strength and nobility of the horses of the Tang Empire … Continue reading

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Zhao Mengfu a Chinese Scholar and Painter

Zhao Mengfu has been honored as an early master within the tradition of the literati painters, who sought personal expression rather than the representation of nature. Zhao Mengfu paintings were among the first after the collapse of the Song dynasty … Continue reading

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