Zhang Yangxi or Chang Yang-Hsi
Chinese, 20th century, male.
Born 1912, in Chengdu (Sichuan); died 1964.
Painter, engraver, illustrator. Scenes with figures.
Zhang Yangxi was a woodcut engraver of the Realist school. He studied at Chengdu and in 1945 was appointed art editor of the Chengdu Ziyu Huabao, an illustrated weekly specialising in social satire. He was appointed chairman of the print-making department of the Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) in ...