Wen Zhenheng or Wen Chen-Heng or Wen Tchen-Heng
Chinese, 17th century, male.
Born 1584; died 1644.
Wen Zhenheng was a civil servant, aesthete and art historian and the author of Changwu Zhi, an important work in 12 books on the life of an aesthete. Book V is devoted to painting seen from the point of view mainly of the collector, and also to calligraphy. It is an acknowledged source of information....