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Ma Yuan

 (c.1140 - 1225)
Ma Yuan was active/lived in China.  Ma Yuan is known for landscape scroll landscape and flower paintings, night scenes.

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Ma Yuan


"Ma Yuan, Chinese Painter," By Michael Sullivan, Encyclopaedia, Britannica, March 2017


Ma Yuan, Wade-Giles romanization Ma Yüan (born c. 1160/65, Qiantang [now Hangzhou], Zhejiang province—died 1225), influential Chinese landscape painter whose work, together with that of Xia Gui, formed the basis of the Ma-Xia school of painting. Ma occasionally painted flowers, but his genius lay in landscape painting, his lyrical and romantic interpretation becoming the model for later painters. He was a master of “one-corner” painting, in which visual interest is focused in a corner of the work. His style was often copied, and it is sometimes difficult to separate genuine works from those of his followers.

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About  Ma Yuan

Born:  c.1140 - Quiantang (now Hangzhou) Province, China
Died:   1225 - Quiantang (now Hangzhou) Province, China
Known for:  landscape scroll landscape and flower paintings, night scenes