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Zeng Zhushao

 
 

曾竹韶

 
     

© Zeng Zhushao  曾竹韶 -  portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
 

 

 
     
 
 
   

1908

Zeng Zhushao ( 1908-2012 ) was born on July, in Xiamen, in Fujian Province, China.

 

He spent his childhood in Myanmar.

 

 

1922

He returned to China.

 

 

1928

He studied at the National College of Arts, in Hangzhou

 

( Sculpture department )
   

1929

He continued his studies in France, at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lyon
  then he devoted himself to music.
   

 

He travelled to Egypt, Greece and Italy to study Western sculpture.
   

1939

Back in China, he taught in Chongqing.
   

1949

Appointed Professor in sculptureat the Central Academy of Fine Arts in China,
  he contributed to the development of sculpture.
   
1952/1958

He participated in the construction of the Monument to the People's Heroes, Tian'anmen Square, Beijing.

   

2012

He died in Beijing, on March 12, at the age of 104.
   
   
  Danièle Sicard
   

 
 

© Zeng Zhushao  曾竹韶 -  Bust of Beethoven - 1997


Zeng Zhushao  曾竹韶  -  Bust of Beethoven - 1997  

 
 

© Zeng Zhushao  曾竹韶 -  working on the sculpture of Sun Yat-sen - 1984

Zeng Zhushao  曾竹韶  -  working on the sculpture of Sun Yat-sen - 1984   

 

 
 

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