TITLE

Elegant or common? Chen Hongshou's birthday presentation pictures and his professional status

AUTHOR(S)
Burkus-Chasson, Anne
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun94, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the social circumstances under which Chinese painter Chen Hongshou negotiated his career, especially the civil service examination system and the mobility of Jiangnan society. Biographical sketch of Chen Hongshou; Paintings that depict Chen's participation in the presentation of the birthday picture; Definition of the educated painter as neither elegant nor common.
ACCESSION #
9409151183

 

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