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Qiu Wenbo or Ch’iu Wen-Po or K’ieou Wenpo; also known as Qiu Qian or Ch’iu Ch’ien or K’ieou Ts’ienlocked


Chinese, 10th century, male.


Born in Guanghan (Sichuan).

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes, animals.

Qiu Wenbo painted buddhist and Taoist figures but also landscapes and buffaloes, of which one attributed work, Meeting of Intellectuals, remains in the National Palace Museum in Taipei next to a painting by Yan Liben on a similar subject preserved in the Boston Museum of Fine Art. Qiu’s work is also embellished with a landscape....

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