What is the most famous Chinese painting

Chinese painting, artificial characteristics of Chinese painting

Artificial Characteristics of Chinese Painting

Chinese painting has developed a unique system in the world of fine arts. It is painted on rice paper or on thin silk with a brush, Chinese ink, and Chinese painting dyes. In terms of the subject, it includes portrait, landscape, flower and bird, grass and insect. In terms of painting techniques, traditional Chinese realistic painting is excellent in fine brushwork and careful attention to detail. In another direction, emphasis is placed on freehand brushwork. These two types have their own characteristics. Originating in the late Zhou Dynasty, portraits gradually grow into the Han Dynasty, the Wei Dynasty, and the Six Dynasties.
In the Sui and Tang Dynasties, dye was developed by the Chinese themselves, and the Five Dynasties and Song Dynasties witnessed the rise of many directions and the rapid development of Chinese painting. Ink drawing was very popular in the Yuan Dynasty, but during the Ming and Qing Dynasties and modern times, Chinese painting mainly followed the rules prescribed in early dynasties. But every dynasty has seen the emergence of innovative painters. In the field of fine arts in the world, Chinese painting has maintained its unique national style and characteristics. In terms of painting, Chinese painting may use lines and black paint to reflect the nature, shape, and structure of objects. It combines with many artistic forms such as poetry, ditties, odes and calligraphies. Besides, it also brings the facilitation of lively delivery of the body and mind. In addition, Chinese painting has another unique quality, it is adorned with staging that expresses the charm and magic of painted images.

Famous Chinese painters

Wu Daoxuan from 685 to 758

Wu Daoxuan was a famous painter in the Tang Dynasty. Wu Daoxuan, also known as DaoZi, was born into a poor family in Yangzhai County in Henan Province during the ruling years of Emperor Gao Zong. Wu Daozi began painting during the ruling period of Emperor Xuan Zong, which lasted through the late 7th century and early phase of the 8th century. The painted figures, pictures of dead and monsters, birds and animals, as well as terraces and pavilions by Wu Daozi, were exquisite works of his time. He painted more than 300 religious frescoes and he was later regarded by future generations as the "master of painting" and painters of his genre honored him as the "ancestor of painting". Wu Daozi's painting style highlighted power, energy, boldness, and change. He did not follow the old painting method with thin lines, but made innovations and improvements out of it. This is why his paintings were well known for the supplied notions of sport and rhyme. For these they were mistaken for "the flying sleeves of Wu Daozi". He also created the light-colored painting method and honored it as the "New Style of Wu Daozi".

Wu Chengzhang (1946-)

Wu Chengzhang is a famous Chinese painter. He was born in December 1946 in Fengxian, Zaozhuang County, Shandong Province. Wu Chengzhang is known as "The Holy Painter of China". His pictures are exhibited in more than 30 countries and regions.

Guan Shanyue (1912-2000)

Guan Shanyue, whose original name is Guan Zelu, is an excellent second generation painter of the Lingnan School. Born in Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, he is a famous fine arts educator. Guan Shanyue is well known for paintings, especially paintings of landscapes and plum blossoms. Plum blossoms are preferred to collect by people.

Xu Beihong (1895-1953)

Xu Beihong is an excellent painter and artistic educator of modern China. Born into a family of painters, he is very good at ink painting, oil painting and sketching. Horse paintings painted by Xu Beihong are widely known all over the world.