Qi Baishi

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Place: Xiangtan

Born: 1864

Death: 1957

Nationality: China


Qi Baishi (simplified Chinese: 齐白石 traditional Chinese: 齊白石 pinyin: Qí Báishí Wade–Giles: Ch'i Pai-shih) (January 1, 1864 – September 16, 1957) was an influential Chinese painter. Born to a peasant family from Xiangtan, Hunan, Qi became a carpenter at 14, and learned to paint by himself. After he turned 40, he traveled, visiting various scenic s...