Xia Chang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xia.
Xia Chang, Bamboo in Wind, Palace Museum, Beijing

Xia Chang (Chinese: 夏昶; pinyin: Xià Chàng; Wade–Giles: Hsia Ch'ang; 1388–1470) was a Ming dynasty Chinese painter and government official.

Xia specialized in ink bamboo painting, following the style of Wang Fu.[1] His courtesy name was 'Zhongzhao' (仲昭) and his art names were 'Yufeng' (玉峰) and 'Zizai jushi' (自在居士).[2]


  1. ^ "Xià Chǎng Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  2. ^ 中国古代书画鑑定组: Page 13.
  • 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.

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