(1927 - 1985)
Jir-Bo Ma was active/lived in China. JirBo Ma is known for Realist portrait, still life and landscape painting, propaganda art.
Biography Jir-Bo Ma
Ma Jir-Bo was a Chinese realist artist and oil painter. He is praised for his great portraitures, highly realistic texture-feeling still lifes and memory-rekindling landscapes of Hong Kong all that made him a leading oil painter of his era. Ma is regarded as 'the legacy of Classic Western Masters in the East'. During his career, he created roughly 300 oil paintings, some 50 watercolours, as well as some traditional Chinese ink paintings and Chinese calligraphies.
Ma's father was married to Madam Zhu Yu-zhen and Ma was their son. Not long after Ma's birth the family moved to Hong Kong where Ma first learned to paint Chinese ink paintings with Gao Jian-fu (Chinese Painter, 1879-1951) at the age of seven. At the age of thirteen he was f
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