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LIN FENGMIAN (1900 - 1991), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIN FENGMIAN (1900 - 1991), Painter, watercolourist

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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born 1900 or 1901, in Mei Xian (Guangdong Province); died 1991, in Hong Kong.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Lin Fengmian went to France to study painting in 1918, attending the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, and working under Cormon. On his return to his country seven years later he had already made a name for himself. He held a

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