Zhang Zeduan

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Detail of the original Along the River During the Qingming Festival by Zhang Zeduan, early 12th century
Details of the painting Along the River During the Qingming Festival, the 18th century remake.
Games in the Jinming Pool

Zhang Zeduan (simplified Chinese: 张择端; traditional Chinese: 張擇端; pinyin: Zhāng Zéduān; Wade–Giles: Chang Tse-tuan; 1085–1145),[1] courtesy name Zhengdao (Chinese: 正道), was a Chinese painter of the Song dynasty. He lived during the transitional period from the Northern Song to the Southern Song, and was instrumental in the early history of the Chinese landscape art style known as shan shui. He is known for painting Along the River During the Qingming Festival.

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  1. ^ "Zhang Zeduan: Painting | China Online Museum - Chinese Art Galleries". www.chinaonlinemuseum.com.


  • Needham, Joseph (1971). Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 4, Physics and Physical Technology, Part 3, Civil Engineering and Nautics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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