He is regarded as a master of ink paintings of plum blossoms in the Song Dynasty, and developed techniques which influenced later painters. He "resolved the depiction of flowering plum into a linear system built from brushstrokes and structures adapted from calligraphy" .
Four Stages of Blossoming Plum, circa 1165, is the only surviving work that can be attributed to him with certainty.
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