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Li Shutong [Li Shu-t’ung; Wen Tao; hao Guanghou, Shutong; Xianying, Hongyi fashi]locked

(b Tainjin, Oct 23, 1880; d Quanzhou, Fujian Province, Oct 13, 1942)
  • Zhong Hong

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Chinese painter, calligrapher, art educator and musician. A colourful and influential figure in the history of 20th-century Chinese art, he pioneered the introduction of Western arts, including commercial art, woodcut printmaking, modern drama and music, into China.

Li Shutong became interested in Western art at the Nanyang Public School in Shanghai. In ...

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