Cao Buxing

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Cao Buxing
Traditional Chinese 曹不興
Simplified Chinese 曹不兴

Cao Buxing was a painter of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. He lived in Wuxing (in present-day Zhejiang). His name is sometimes written as Cao Fuxing (曹弗興).[1] He excelled in painting dragons, tigers and human figures.


  1. ^ Cihai: Page 1397.


  • Chen Shou. Records of Three Kingdoms, Chapter 63.
  • Barnhart, R. M. et al. (1997). Three thousand years of Chinese painting. New Haven, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-07013-6
  • Ci hai bian ji wei yuan hui (辞海编辑委员会). Ci hai (辞海). Shanghai: Shanghai ci shu chu ban she (上海辞书出版社), 1979.