Zhao Yuan

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Zhao Yuan (simplified Chinese: 赵原; traditional Chinese: 趙原; pinyin: Zhào Yuán; Wade–Giles: Chao Yüan) is a noted Chinese painter in late Yuan and early Ming Dynasty. His birth and death years are unknown.[1] His courtesy name was Shanzhang (善长), and sobriquet Danlin (丹林). He was born in Ying Cheng (营城) (present day Yingxian (营县) of Shandong Province). He resided in Suzhou. His painting style most closely resembled that of Wang Meng. Existing works include 晴川送别 and 合溪草堂.[2]


  1. ^ "Zhao Yuan". china-on-site.com. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  2. ^ 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. Page 1944.

External links[edit]

  • Sung and Yuan paintings, an exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries (fully available online as PDF), which contains material on Zhao Yuan (see list of paintings)