Chinese Artists by Michel Nau - Chen Zhifo  陈之佛  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Chen Zhifo

 
 

陈之佛

 
 

 

 

© Chen Zhifo  陈之佛  portrait - chinesenewart

 
 
 
     
     
 

© Chen Zhifo  陈之佛

 
     
     
 
 
 

 

 

Chen Zhifo (1895-1963 ) was born in Yuyao, Zhejiang Province, China.

   

1918

He went to study in Japan.

 

He entered the Tokyo Imperial Art School. ( Arts and Crafts Section )

   

1923

After graduation, he returned to China and taught in various institutions:

 

the Shanghai Oriental Art College, the Guangzhou Art College, the National Central

 

University of Nanjing, and  the Shanghai Art College where he was principal.

   
 

Pioneer in the teaching of modern art craft, he enriched paintingTraditional with nuances

 

of Japanese painting and the decorative style of graphic art.

   

1934

In September he participated in the first exhibition organized by the Association

 

Fine Arts of China.

 

 

 

His paintings of flowers and birds with dense colors and meticulous layout were

 

highly appreciated.

 

 

1942

He organized his own exhibition of painting in March.

   

1949

He was director of the Association of Chinese Artists.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 

© Chen Zhifo  陈之佛

 

 

 

陳之佛选临景年画谱

Jiangsu Fne Arts

 

authors : Li Youguang, Chen Xiufan, Li Xinbian

Publishing House

  in chinese

2009

 

74 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
     
 


 
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