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Hongshou Chen

 (1599 - 1652)
Hongshou Chen was active/lived in China.  Hongshou Chen is known for scroll painting.

Biography   Hongshou Chen


In 1634, ten years before the final collapse of the Ming dynasty, the country was already being lacerated by widespread revolts and Manchurian invasions.  The Jiangnan region, however, remained prosperous.  Chen Hongshou, a descendant of a declining but respected family in the county of Zhuji in Zhejiang province, was 37.  Already a renowned painter, he had a complex character which could be contradictory.  This notorious drinker and womanizer aspired to serve at the court, but his performances at the imperial examinations were far from successful.

Chen returned from Beijing to Zhejiang province in 1633.  Afterwards he lived a   ...  Displaying 750 of 2469 characters.

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