Xu Yongqing, born in Shanghai. Studied painting from Monk Liu Dezhai in Tushanwan Painting School. Engaged in the work of map extension and binding and layout in printing house. Founded Calcifer Studio with others like Zhang Yuguang and then set up the Watercolour Painting School alone. Taught in Shanghai Fine Art School. Moved to Hong Kong afterwards and kept teaching western painting. 1946 settled in Qingdao. Publications are Painting Copy Book for Primary and Middle School Students and Methods of Landscape Sketch in Watercolour.


  • Title: Landscape
  • Creator: Xu Yongqing
  • Date: 1927
  • Type: Watercolour on paper
  • Creator's Dates: 1880-1953

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