Wen Jia

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Wen Jia, Landscape in the Spirit of the Verses of Du Fu, National Palace Museum, 1576

Wen Jia (Wen Chia, traditional: 文嘉, simplified: 文嘉); ca. 1501-1583 was a Chinese painter of landscapes and flowers during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

Wen was born in the Jiangsu province.[1] His style name was 'Xiu Cheng' and his sobriquet was 'Wen Shui'. Wen came from a family of painters. He was the second son of Wen Zhengming, and his brother Wen Peng became a painter as well.


  1. ^ "Wen Jia Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-09.