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LUO PING (1733 - 1799), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LUO PING (1733 - 1799), Painter

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Chinese, 18th century, male.

Born 1733, in Xixian (Anhui); died 1799.

Painter. Figures, flowers.

Luo Ping was an eccentric painter who felt himself an heir to the great Song masters. He was the best known of the eight eccentrics of Yangzhou (Yangzhou baguai) and was also the most favoured disciple of Jin Nong (1687-1764), one of the greatest painters of this group. Luo Ping’s versatility and

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