Zhang Lu (painter)

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Zhang Lu, Laozi Riding an Ox 畫老子騎牛. Light ink and color on paper. National Palace Museum

Zhang Lu (simplified Chinese: 张路; traditional Chinese: 張路; pinyin: Zhāng Lù; Wade–Giles: Chang Lu; ca. 1464-1538)[1][2] was a Chinese landscape painter during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

Zhang was born in Xiangfu (祥符; present-day Kaifeng, Henan). His courtesy name was Tianchi (天馳) and his pseudonym was Pingshan (平山). He was a student of Wu Wei.[1] Zhang followed the Zhe school of painting. He painted landscapes and human figures in a free and uninhibited style.


  1. ^ a b Cihai: Page 1085.
  2. ^ "Zhang Lu Brief Biography". Retrieved 2010-03-27. 


  • Ci hai bian ji wei yuan hui (辞海编辑委员会). Ci hai (辞海). Shanghai: Shanghai ci shu chu ban she (上海辞书出版社), 1979.