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XU BEIHONG (1895 - 1953), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
XU BEIHONG (1895 - 1953), Painter

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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born 19 July 1895, in Jitingqiao near Yixing (Jiangsu); died 26 September 1953.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, scenes with figures, animals.

As a child, Xu Beihong was introduced to painting and poetry by his father. He studied at the Shanghai academy of fine arts from 1912 to 1918 and took a trip to Japan in 1917. In 1919 he went to study oil painting

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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