(1864 - 1957)
Baishi Qi was active/lived in China. Baishi Qi is known for floral, animal, sea creatures, and landscape motif painting.
Biography Baishi Qi
Qi Baishi (1864 - 1957) was one of the most well-known contemporary
Chinese painters. His pseudonyms include Qí Huáng and Qí
Wèiqing. Some of Qi's major influences include the early Qing
Dynasty painter Zhu Da and the Ming Dynasty artist Xu Wei.
The subjects of his paintings include almost everything such as
animals, scenery, figures, toys, vegetables, and so on. He
theorized that "paintings must be something between likeness and
unlikeness." In his later years, many of his works depict mice,
shrimp, or birds. Qi Baishi is particularly known for painting
Born to a peasant from Xiangtan, Hunan, Qi became a
carpenter at fourteen, and learned to paint by himself. Althoug
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