TANG Yin (Táng Yín 唐寅)


Lady with Fan, by Tang Yin (1470–1523).

Tang Yin, who wrote under the pen name Taohuaanzhu, meaning Master of the Peach Cottage, was one of the four masters of the Wu Painting School during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644). After failing to gain a political position in the Ming civil service he joined the ranks of the literati, integrating poetry, calligraphy, and painting into a coherent and harmonious entity.

A Ming dynasty….

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