Ke Jiusi

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Ink Bamboo for the Qingbige[1]

Ke Jiusi (Chinese: 柯九思; pinyin: Kē Jiǔsī; Wade–Giles: K'o Chiu-ssu); ca. (1290-1343) was a Chinese landscape painter, calligrapher, and poet during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368).[2]

Ke was born in the Zhejiang province.[3] His style name was 'Jingzhong' (敬仲) and his pseudonyms were 'Dan qiusheng' (丹丘生) and 'Wuyun geli' (五云阁吏). Ke's painting followed the style of Wen Tong, utilizing bold and delicate brush strokes in a composed atmosphere. Ke's poetry included The Collection of Dan Qiushen (丹丘生集).


  1. ^ Barnhart: Page 191.
  2. ^ Cihai: Page 1282.
  3. ^ "Ke Jiusi Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-11. 


  • 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.