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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Active at the end of the 9th century.

Of Mongol origin.

Painter.

Song Nian was an official who retired young in order to devote himself to poetry and calligraphy. He wrote the Yi Yuan Lun Hua, a treatise on painting that is a mix of critical judgements, aesthetic principles and technical procedures. The technical parts are based on solid experience, and his personal views are strong and original: he contrasts the need for individual creativity with the traditional precepts of imitating the ancients....

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Su Guo  

Chinese, 11th – 12th century, male.

Born 1072; died 1123.

Painter.

Su Guo painted bamboo and rocks. He was the son of the literary painter Su Shi (1036-1101).

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Su Shi  

Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born 1036, in Meishan (Sichuan); died 1101.

Calligrapher, poet, painter.

Be it literature, politics, poetry, calligraphy or painting, the name of Su Shi was linked with every area of cultural activity of his day. This prestigious figure was one of the most human and appealing in Chinese humanism. A scholar, he was also a politician who shared the struggles of his contemporaries; a high official, but also a refined aesthete who cultivated all the arts, conversed with scholars, monks and courtesans and enjoyed music, all types of literature, calligraphy and painting, of which he was a master....

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born in Pengshan (Sichuan).

Painter. Religious subjects, figures.

Sun Zhiwei painted religious figures and Buddhas.

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Japanese, 11th century, male.

Active in Kyoto.

Painter. Murals.

Takuma Tamenari was a Yamato-e (classical Japanese) painter. He is said to have painted some of the murals in the Hoodo (Phoenix Hall) of Byodo-in, Uji, in 1053.

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Chinese, 11th – 12th century, male.

Active at the end of the 11th and beginning of the 12th century.

Painter.

Tang Zhengzhong was the nephew of the painter Yang Buzhi. He painted plum blossom in the same style as his uncle, but against darker backgrounds.

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Teodoro  

Italian, 11th century, male.

Active in Ortona (Abruzzo) in the second half of the 9th century.

Illuminator.

Teodoro was a priest who between 1056 and 1071 illuminated a missal for Chieti Cathedral.

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11th century, male.

Illuminator, calligrapher.

London (British Mus.): illuminated psalter

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11th century, male.

Illuminator.

Theoktistos was a monk in the monastery of St John the Baptist, Constantinople, where he illuminated manuscripts.

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Thiemo  

Austrian, 11th – 15th century (?), male.

Painter (?), sculptor (?). Religious subjects.

Thiemo was Bishop of Salzburg and, it is said, painted and sculpted principally Madonnas.

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Painter.

Transmundus was a monk and worked for the Bishop of Bremen in 1073.

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French, 11th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 9th century.

Sculptor.

Unbertus sculpted a capital with Scenes from the Apocalypse in the church of St-Benoît-sur-Loire.

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Velasco  

Spanish, 11th century, male.

Illuminator, calligrapher.

Velasco worked in the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla, from 1014 to 1030, and illuminated the Codex Emilianense that is in the Escorial.

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Active probably active towards the middle of the 11th century.

Born in Hedong (Shanxi).

Painter. Genre scenes, figures.

The painting Lady Seated on a Terrace Looking at Parrot Carried by a Servant, now in the Boston Museum, was formerly attributed to Wang Juzheng....

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born in the Jiangnan region.

Painter. Animals, flowers.

Wang Ning painted flowers and birds and worked at the academy of painting.

Taipei (National Palace Mus.): Mother Hen with her Chickens on her Back (signed)

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 9th century.

Born c. 1048, in Taiyuan (Shanxi); died c. 1103.

Painter. Landscapes.

Wang Shen was a descendent of Wang Quanbin, minister of merit at the time of the foundation of the Song empire. Wang Shen was married to Princess Dachang of the Wei (...

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Chinese, 11th – 12th century, male.

Born in Taiyuan (Sahnxi).

Painter. Landscapes.

A landscape painter in the style of Li Cheng (active 960-990), Wang Xin was active in Kaifeng (Henan Province). He also used the blue and green colour technique of Li Sixun (651-716) and Li Zhaodao (active 670-730)....

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born in Zitong (Sichuan); died 1079.

Painter. Landscapes.

In 1049, Wen Tong took his triennial examinations in the capital and was awarded the grade of jinshi (accepted scholar). He became a magistrate in Huzhou in the province of Zhejiang, and from then on was known by the name of Wen Huzhou. He was a great friend of Su Dongpo (...

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Active in Modena.

Sculptor.

Wiligelmo sculpted several statues for the façade of Modena Cathedral. An inscription on the façade shows that he was the principal sculptor. Undoubtedly the figures on the lower part of the façade, the Genesis panel and the jambs of the main porch are by him. These sculptures are in the pure Romanesque style characteristic of southern Europe, with its fairly low relief, thick-set and expressive figures, and narrative clarity in the scenes represented. Also attributed to his workshop are the sculpted parts of Cremona Cathedral, and we find the influence of this style as far away as Southern Italy, particularly in Bari....

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Chinese, 11th century, male.

Born in Changsha (Sichuan).

Painter. Religious subjects, figures.

Wu Dongqing was well-known for his Buddhist and Taoist figure paintings.