Qian Du

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Cottage of the Cultivated Plum Trees, painting by Ch'ien Tu (Qian Du), 1815, Honolulu Museum of Art

Qian Du (Wade–Giles: Ch'ien Tu, traditional: 錢杜, simplified: 钱杜; pinyin: Qián Dù); c. 1764–1844 was a Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912).

Qian was born in the Zhejiang province.[1] His style name was 'Shumei' and his sobriquets were 'Songhu, Songhu Xiaoyin and Hegong'. Qian painted landscapes in a style influenced by Wang Meng. He also painted human figures and flowers.


  1. ^ "Qian Du Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-17.