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Chang Renxia

 
 

常任侠

 
     
 

© Chang Renxia  常任侠  portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 

Founder of the Chinese Art History Society

1904

Chang Renxia (1904-1996), aka Ji Qing, was born in Fuyang, Anhui Province,

 

in China.

   
 

Very young, he learned poetry.

1922

He entered the Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts.

 

 

1935

He went to study literature and the History of Oriental Art in Japan, at the

 

School of the Imperial University of Tokyo.

   

1939

He taught at the Chongqing Art Academy and co-chaired the excavation

 

ararchaeological site of the tombs of Jiangbei.

   

1945

He taught at the University of Calcutta in India.

   
 

 As Poet, he composed more than 1,500 poems and wrote numerous works

 

on Art.

   

1996

On October 25, he died of heart and lung failure in Beijing at the age of 93.

   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

Chang Renxia  常任侠


"The Eulogy for Hu Yao Bang"  by Chang Renxia

 

 

Chang Renxia  常任侠


Wei Qimei  "Chang Renxia's Portrait"  38x29.5 cm pencil on paper  1956
 

 

 
 

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