Hua Yilun or Hua I-Lun
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 ...