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date: 26 February 2020

Hua Yilun or Hua I-Lunlocked


Chinese, 19th century, male.

Active in the second third of the 19th century.


Critic, collector, painter and official, Hua Yilun drew his inspiration from Wang Yuanqi (1642-1715). At the same time, to free himself from formulaic academicism, he also travelled widely to rediscover the original source that had inspired the ancients; nature itself. In his theoretical work, the ...

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