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Mengfu Zhao

 (1254 - 1322)
Mengfu Zhao was active/lived in China, Asia.  Mengfu Zhao is known for scroll painting.

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Mengfu Zhao


Zhao Mengfu (courtesy name Zi'ang) was a prince and descendant of the Song Dynasty's imperial family, and a Chinese scholar, painter and calligrapher during the Yuan Dynasty.

He was recommended by the Censor-in-chief Cheng Jufu to pay an audience with Kublai Khan in 1286 at the Yuan capital of Dadu, but was not awarded an important position in office.  His work was however, greatly appreciated later by the Confucian-inspired Yuan Emperor Renzong.  Zhao was a member of the "Academy of Worthies".

He was married to Guan Daosheng, who was also an accomplished poet, painter and calligrapher.  His rejection of the refined, gentle brushwork of his era in favour of the cruder style of the eighth century is considered to  ...  Displaying 750 of 1770 characters.



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About  Mengfu Zhao

Born:  1254
Died:   1322
Known for:  scroll painting