Qi Baishi

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Place: Xiangtan

Born: 1864

Death: 1957

Nationality: China


Qi Baishi (1 January 1864 – 16 September 1957) was an influential Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his watercolor works. 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 spots in China. After 1917 he s...

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