Chen Rong (painter)

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Nine Dragons handscroll section by Chen Rong, 1244 CE, Chinese Song Dynasty at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Chen Rong (simplified Chinese: 陈容; traditional Chinese: 陳容; pinyin: Chén Róng; Wade–Giles: Ch'en Jung; ca. 1200–1266)[1] was a painter of the Southern Song Dynasty celebrated for his depictions of dragons. The Nine Dragons in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, bearing a date of 1244, is attributed to Chen.[2]

Full handscroll Nine Dragons

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barnhart, R. M. et al. (1997). Three thousand years of Chinese painting. New Haven, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-07013-6. Page 372. Chen Rong's style name was Suoweng (所翁)
  2. ^ Nine Dragon's Scroll