Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Fang Chun-Pi

 
 

方君璧

 
     
 

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Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧  pinyin  Fang Junbi
 ( also known as Fang Kiun-Pi and Fan Tchun-Pi )
 

1898

Fang Chun-Pi ( 1898-1986 ) was born in Fuzhou, Fujian province, China.

 

She was the 11th child of a rich merchant family.

   

1912

She came to France, to Paris, with her older sister.

 

 

1917

She studied Art at the Julian Academy.

   

1919

She entered the Fine Art School in Bordeaux After graduating, she returned

 

the following year, at the E.S.B.A. in Paris, where she was the first Chinese woman

 

to be enrolled.

   

1922

She married the poet and politician Zeng Zhongming ( 1896-1939 ) at Lake Annecy.

 

 

1924

She was the first Chinese student to participate in the Salon de Printemps with La Joueuse

 

de flûte, which also covered the Annales Politiques and Literary.

   

1925

Back to China, she taught western painting in the Guangdong University, in Guangzhou.
   

1926/1930

She returned to Paris,to study in Albert Besnard's studio and then she travelled to China.

 

 

1939

Coming to join her husband in Hanoi, she was wounded during the attack on Wang Jingwei

 

by agents of the Kuomintang, during which her husband died.

   

1949/1956

At the founding of the People's Republic of China, she moved back to France, in Paris,

 

 with her three children, and she participated in the Salons.

   

1956

She exhibited in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Bangkok and Singapore.

 

 

1957/1966

She moved to the United States, to Boston.

 

 

1972/1973

She travelled to China and made more than one hundred paintings.

 

 

1978

She donated about forty of her works to the Chinese government.

   

1986

She died in Geneva, Switzerland, at the age of 88.

   
 

Danièle Sicard

   
 
   
  exhibitions  selection
   

1924

Salon  Paris  France

1974

21.01 11.03  Fan Tchun-Pi : contemporary Chinese artist : sixty paintings or sixty years old

 

of Painting  Cernuschi Museum Paris  France

1978

04.11 27.11  A Retrospective Exhibition of the Works of Fan Tchun-pi  Fung Ping Shan Museum

 

Hong Kong University  Hong Kong  China

2002

03.05 15.09  Xiehanglou - The Marital Harmony Pavilion - paintings and calligraphy

 

Baur Foundation  Geneva  Switzerland

2013

07.09 08.12  Between Tradition and Modernity : The Art of Fan Tchunpi   Hood Museum of Art

  Dartmouth College  Hanover  United States

2016

17.12 20.03  Self Image: Woman Art In China (1920 - 2010 )  C.A.F.A. Art Museum  Beijing  

2018

23.07 30.10  She  Long Museum  Chongqing  China
 

 

 

Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧 -  The Flute Player  1924  -  oïl on canvas 

               Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧  -  The Flute Player  1924  -  oïl on canvas  

                  

© Fan Chun-Pi  方君璧   - Ariste chinoise contemporaine - catalogue   

Fan Tchun-Pi

Musée Cernuschi

 

Artiste Chinoise Contemporaine

Paris

 

Soixante tableaux ou soixante ans de peinture

1984 

 

foreword  :  Marie-Thérèse Bobot

 
 

text  :  René Grousset

 
 

Catalogue in french of the exhibition 21.01 11.03 1984

 
 

Cernuschi Museum  Paris

 
 

24 x 21 cm

 
 

60 p ( unpaginated )

 
 
       

       
       

Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧   -   The Girl Dressing in Pink  1926  -  oïl on canvas


Fang Chun-Pi  方君璧  -  The Girl Dressing in Pink  1926  -  oïl on canvas
 


 
 

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