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HUA YAN (1682 - 1756), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUA YAN (1682 - 1756), Painter, draughtsman

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Chinese, 18th century, male.

Born 1682, in Shanghang (Fujian); died 1756 or 1762.

Painter, draughtsman. Figures, landscapes, flowers, animals.

Poet, calligrapher and painter, Hua Yan was one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou (Yangzhou Baguai), named after the city in which, apart from a few visits to Hangzhou, he spent all his life. Together with Jin Nong (1687-after 1764) and Luo Ping (1733-1799), Hua was

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