Inscription: April 1940, Darjeeling, Beihong.
Seal: “Xu Beihong” (Square seal with incised characters)

There are two versions of The Foolish Old Man Moves a Mountain. The ink version was made first, then a large-scale oil painting was made later that year. Xu Beihong always wanted to present the piece as a large mural, but this wish was never realized.


  • Title: The Foolish Old Man Moves a Mountain
  • Creator: Xu Beihong
  • Date Created: 1940
  • Physical Dimensions: h 144, w 421 cm
  • Support: Paper

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