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Changshuo Wu

 (1844 - 1927)
Changshuo Wu was active/lived in China.  Changshuo Wu is known for painting.

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Changshuo Wu


Wu Changshuo was a prominent painter, calligrapher and seal artist of the late Qing Period.  Wu was born into a scholarly family in Huzhou, Zhejiang.  In his twenties, Wu moved to Jiangsu Province and settled down in Suzhou.  Prior to the collapse of the Great Qing, he served as an imperial official in Liaoning.

Initially, he devoted himself to poetry and calligraphy with a strong interest in early scripts.  He also led the Xiling Society of the Seal Art, an academic organization for Hangzhou-based seal artists.  Only later did he consider himself a painter associated with the "Shanghai school."

As a painter, he was noted for helping to rejuvenate the art of painting flowers aLeonard Joel  ...  Displaying 781 of 1645 characters.



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About  Changshuo Wu

Born:  1844
Died:   1927
Known for:  painting