ZHAO Mengfu (Zhào Mèngfǔ 赵孟頫)


Horse and Groom in the Wind, a painting by master painter and calligrapher Zhao Mengfu (1254–1322). Ink on paper.

Zhao Mengfu ??? was a poet and musician and a highly distinguished painter and calligrapher of the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). His painting was marked with a return to archaism and covered a wide range of subjects, while his calligraphic scripts, called the “Zhao style,” were elegantly structured and rigorously controlled.

Zhao Mengfu,….

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