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MI FU (1051 - 1107), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MI FU (1051 - 1107), Painter

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born 1051, in Xiangyang (Hubei); died 1107, in Huaiyang (Jiangsi).

Painter. Landscapes.

A celebrated scholar, calligrapher, painter and aesthete, Mi Fu was one of those personalities who have had a fundamental influence not only on the development of Chinese painting, but more generally on the formation of the tastes of the Chinese man in the street. The importance of his role has

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