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Landscape of Zhurong Peak

Tao Lengyue1946

Long Museum West Bund

Long Museum West Bund
Shanghai, China

Tao Lengyue also known by his courtesy name Yongshao and literary names Hongzhai, Wuliuhouren, and Kemengdaoren, was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. In the 1930s, he worked as a professor and the dean of the Department of Art at National Jinan University; he also taught at the Department of Art at Henan University and National Sichuan University; together with Xie Gongzhan and Lv Fengzi, he founded Nanjing College of Arts. From 1932 and on, he settled down in Shanghai, where he served as a researcher of The Shanghai Research Institute of Culture and History and a member of the Shanghai branch of China Artists Association. Tao specialized in painting mountains, water, flowers, beasts, and fishes and was particularly famous for his moon night scenes which featured a combination of Chinese and Western art.

Details

  • Title: Landscape of Zhurong Peak
  • Creator: Tao Lengyue
  • Date: 1946
  • Type: Chinese ink and color on paper
  • Creator's Dates: 1895–1985

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