Sun Long

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Swimming Goose by Flowers and Rocks (芙蓉游鹅图) Hanging scroll. Ink and color on silk. Width 84.2 cm, Height 159.3 cm. Palace Museum, Beijing.


Sun Long (simplified Chinese: 孙隆; traditional Chinese: 孫隆; pinyin: Sūn Lóng; Wade–Giles: Sun Lung; was a Chinese landscape painter active during the early Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). His specific dates of birth and death are not known, though he was active during the Xuande era.

Sun was born in Piling (毗陵 modern day Changzhou in the Jiangsu province).[1][2] His style names were 'Tingzhen' (廷振) and 'Congji' (從吉). His pseudonym was 'Douchi' (都痴). Sun painted landscapes, but also was well known for his plum, locust, and grass paintings.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Sun Lung Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  2. ^ 中国古代书画鑑定组: Page 34.

References[edit]

  • Barnhart, R. M. et al. (1997). Three thousand years of Chinese painting. New Haven, Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-07013-6
  • Zhongguo gu dai shu hua jian ding zu (中国古代书画鑑定组). 2000. Zhongguo hui hua quan ji (中国绘画全集). Zhongguo mei shu fen lei quan ji. Beijing: Wen wu chu ban she. Volume 10.