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Yan Liben

 (c. 600 - 673)
Yan Liben was active/lived in China.  Yan Liben is known for Tang-Dymasty handscroll with figures, portrait painting, architecture.

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Yan Liben (Chinese: pinyin: Yán Lìben; Wade–Giles: Yen Li-pen) (c. 600–673), formally Baron Wenzhen of Boling, was a Chinese architect, painter, and politician of the early Tang Dynasty. His most renowned work is the Thirteen Emperors Scroll.

He also painted the Portraits at Lingyan Pavilion, under Emperor Taizong of Tang, commissioned in 643 to commemorate 24 of the greatest contributors to Emperor Taizong's reign, as well as 18 portraits commemorating the 18 great scholars who served Emperor Taizong when he was the Prince of Qin.

Yan's paintings included painted portraits of various Chinese emperors from the Han Dynasty (202 BC–220 AD) up until the Sui Dynasty (581–618) period. His works were highly regarded by the Tang writ   ...  Displaying 750 of 4039 characters.

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Emperor Taizong Receiving the Tibetan Envoy
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