Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Chen Shizeng  陈师曾   





Chen Shizeng




© Chen Shizeng  陈师曾 portrait  -  chinesenewart




Chen Shizeng ( 1876 - 1923 ) was born on in March 2 In Fenghuang, Hunan Province,


in China.




He studied occidental painting in Japan.




He returned to China and taught at the Normal School of Nantong.


Painter, calligrapher, poet, writer, educator, very active in the circles of the Art,


he contributed to develop the traditional Chinese painting.



He took part in the creation of the Association of Chinese Painting Studies.


He organized three Sino-Japanese exhibitions ( 1920 ) ( 1921 ) and ( 1922 ).



He was a professor at the National School of Fine Arts in Beijing.



He wrote The History of Chinese Painting, for the use of the courses of the School


of Fine Arts of Beijing.



He died on september 12 in Nanjing, in Jiangsu Province.



For the 140th anniversary of the birth of Chen Shizeng, the Beijing National Art Museum


organised a commemorative exhibition with works from NAMOC, from the Beijing Palace


Museum, the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the Beijing Academy of Fine Arts.


Danièle Sicard


© Chen Shizeng  陈师曾



© Chen Shizeng  陈师曾



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