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Yu Yuan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Yu Yuan

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Chinese, 18th century, male.

Active in Changshu, Jiangsu, c. 1715.

Born in Yangzhou.

Painter. Animals, flowers.

Qing dynasty.

Yu Yuan was a pupil of Wang Hui (1632-1717). He painted animals, flowers and birds.

London (British Mus.): Cockerel, Roses and Hydrangeas (signed)...

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Subjects: Painting ; 18th-Century Art ; East Asian Art

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