Chinese artists by Michel Nau - He Xiangning  何香凝   
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

He Xiangning

 
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1878

He Xiangning ( 1878-1972 ) was born on 27, into a wealthy family in Hong Kong.

  She was educated with her brothers.
   

1897

She was married to Liao Zongkai (1877-1925) a Chinese born in the United States

 

who did not want a woman with bandaged feet.

   

1903

She joined her husband who left to study Political Science in Japan.

 

 

 

She was one of the first students of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts, then of  

 

Rainaki Tanaka, in Tokyo.

   

1910

She returned to China, Shanghai and then Guangzhou, where she fought

 

for women's rights.

   

 

Her training in Japan made her consider as a pioneer in mixing Japanese and

 

Chinese techniques painting.

 

Her favorite subjects are plum blossoms, pines, animal painting ( lions, tigers )

 

and landscapes painting.

   

1925

After the assassination of her husband, she moved to Hong Kong.

   

1960

She was the first female, elected President of the Association of Chinese Artists.

   

1972

She died on September 1, of pneumonia, at the age of 94.

 

She was buried in the mausoleum of her husband Liao Zongkai, in Nanjing.

   

1997

On April 18 He Xiangning Art Museum, the first national museum of Chinese Art,

 

was opened in Shenzhen, with the name of an artist.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

He Xiangning  何香凝

 

 

 He Xiangning  何香凝

                 
画高人寿 - 何香凝晚年作品暨手稿展 
Exhibition of Later Works and Manuscripts of He Xiangning 
26.04 07.06 2009  He Xiangning ArtMuseum Shenzhe
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 He Xiangning  何香凝 - 艺术精品展 - 2013年杭州巡展  29.03 09.04 2013  浙江美术馆 - 中国 杭州市


何香凝 - 艺术精品展 - 2013年杭州巡展 
29.03 09.04 2013  浙江美术馆 - 中国 杭州市
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© He Xiangning  何香凝 Tomb of Liao Zhongkai and He Xiangning - Nanjing


 Tomb of Liao Zhongkai and He Xiangning - Nanjing

 


 
 

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