Zhang Xian (poet)

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Zhang Xian (Chinese: 张先; pinyin: Zhāng Xiān; 990–1078) was a Song Dynasty artist in China.

He created Ten Odes based on Zhang Wei's own "ten beloved poems written on white silk." [1]

Zhang Xian's Illustrating Ten Poems (Shiyong tu) (Song dynasty) now are in the Palace Museum collection.

According to the Chinese Tour Guide website:


  1. ^ http://www.chinese-art.com/Traditional/v2i1/yanglili_textonly.htm
  2. ^ http://www.chinesetourguide.com/2009/08/brief-history-of-palace-museum.html