Tuesday, November 02, 2004

Wang Hui

Wade-Giles romanization �Wang Hui � probably the paramount member of the group of Chinese painters known as the Four Wangs (including Wang Shimin, 1592 - 1680, Wang Jian, 1598 - 1677, and Wang Yuanqi, 1642 - 1715), who represented the so-called �orthodox school� of painting in the Ming and early Qing periods. The orthodox school was based upon the dicta laid down by Dong Qichang (1555 - 1636). It was �orthodox� in the Confucian


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