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Xu Beihong [Hsü Pei-hung; Ju Peon]locked

(b Yixing, Jiangsu Province, July 19, 1895; d Beijing, Sept 26, 1953).
  • Ralph Croizier


Chinese painter and art educator . The most acclaimed Western-trained artist in modern China, he influenced the development of 20th-century Chinese painting through his role as art teacher and administrator as well as his painting.

Xu’s father was a village teacher and painter. Forced to support the family after his father’s early death, in ...

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