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LIU HAISU (1896 - 1994), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIU HAISU (1896 - 1994), Painter

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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born 1896, in Wujin (Jiangsu Province); died 7 August 1994, in Shanghai.


Liu Haisu spent much of his life in Shanghai, where in about 1911 he first studied under Zhou Xiang. In 1918–1919 he went to Japan, and on his return in 1921 he lectured on Western art at Beijing University. From 1919 to 1927, he and his students organised an annual

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