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LU ZHI (1496 - 1576), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LU ZHI (1496 - 1576), Painter

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Chinese, 16th century, male.

Born 1496, in Wuxian (Jiangsu); died 1576.

Painter. Birds, landscapes, flowers.

Lu Zhi was a scholar painter of the Wu School in Suzhou. He was a pupil of Wen Zhengming (1470-1559). He was a poet and calligrapher as well as a painter. He retired while still young to write and paint on the edge of the Great Lake in Zhixingshan, in a setting surrounded

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