TAO Yuanming (Táo Yuānmíng 陶渊明)

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Tao Yuanming Returning to Seclusion, a Chinese handscroll painting on silk, from the late Northern Song Dynasty, early twelfth century. This handscroll is inscribed with a poem by the Song Dynasty scholar Li Peng (c. 1060–1110) titled “Returning Home”; it honors the fourth-century poet Tao Yuanming, also known as Tao Qian. FREER AND SACKLER GALLERIES OF WASHINGTON D.C.

Tao Yuanming was one of the most eminent of pre-Tang poets, effortlessly blending….

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