(circa 1573 - 1620)
Bin Wu was active/lived in China. Bin Wu is known for Ming Dynasty landscape and portrait painting.
Biography Bin Wu
Wu Bin (simplified Chinese; traditional Chinese; pinyin: Wú Bin; Wade–Giles: Wu Pin) was a Ming dynasty Chinese landscape painter during the reign of the Wanli Emperor (r. 1573-1620). His courtesy name was "Wenzhong" and his art name "Zhiyin Toutuo" means "Mendicant monk at the temple hidden by tree branches".
His specific dates of birth and death are not known. Wu was born in Putian in the Fujian province. The local relation linked him to Obaku Buddhism sect. He painted a large Nirvana scene painting for them.
He was educated as one of the literati and skilled as a painter. He worked mainly in Nanjing about 1590-1610. He became a devout follower of Buddhism and lived and worked in
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