Art, Painting Galleries and Artists Stories

品画先神韵,论诗重性情 – 袁枚 
“It takes charm to appreciate painting, character to discuss poetry.” Yuan Mei, Qing Dynasty

Galleries of paintings from Old Masters and contemporary artists

Feng ZiKai 丰子恺 and Cats

Feng Zikai (simplified Chinese: 丰子恺; traditional Chinese: 豐子愷; pinyin: Fēng Zǐkǎi) (November 9, 1898 – September 15, 1975) was an influential Chinese painter, pioneering manhua…

Qing Dynasty Fans

A fan can be both a beautiful artwork and a useful accessory for summer! These Qing Dynasty fans are from the Royal collection in the…

十二月令图轴 12 Months in Paintings

This set of painting shows Chinese life in 12 months. These paintings show very clearly the architecture details, normal people's daily activities. There is no theme…

Song Paintings on Silk Fan

唐画如面,宋画如酒,元画以下,渐如酒之加水,时代愈后,加水愈多,近日之昼,已经有水无酒,不能醉人,薄而无味。--- 黄宾虹(1865-1955) Tang Dynasty paintings are flat,  Song Dynasty paintings are wine, paintings from Yuan Dynasty and later are going downwards. As time goes by,…

Wang Zirang 汪子让 Painting Gallery: Joy of Su Ink

Su ink Shanshui painting collection from Wang Zirang 汪子让 follower of Huang Binhong and leading Xin'An artist, well known for Su ink Shanhui paintings.

Waina 薇娜 Calligraphic wildlife painting gallery

Calligraphic Painting gallery from Waina 薇娜 celebrated wildlife artist and Fellow of the Linnean Society, now based in UK - see

Tang Yin 唐寅 Paintings

Painting gallery of Tang Yin, 唐寅 1470 - 1524, famous scholar, painter, calligrapher, and poet of the Ming Dynasty.

Lan Ying 蓝瑛 – Flowers, Birds, and Landscape Paintings

Painting Gallery for Lan Ying (蓝瑛), famous Ming Dynasty painter of Shanshui Landscapes and Flower/Bird paintings.

Wang Hui Landscape Paintings

Painting collection of Wang Hui, 王翚 1632 - 1717 one of the best Chinese landscape painters in Chinese art history.

Ancient Chinese Flower Paintings by Yun Shou Ping 惲壽平

Painting gallery of Yun Shou Ping [恽寿平] (1633-1690) famous for his paintings of flowers and animals.

Zhao Mengfu Paintings

Painting gallery for Zhao Mengfu, 赵孟頫 1254-1322, one of the most famous and important calligraphers and painters in Chinese art history.

Chinese Su Ink landscape painting tips with Wang Zirang

Wang Zirang a follower of Huang Binhong and leading Xin'An artist tells us about Chinese Su ink painting.