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LI Sheng sobriquet: Jinnulocked

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Chinese, 10th century, male.

Active during the Earlier Shu dynasty (908-925).

Born in Changdu (Sichuan).

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Li Sheng was a famous landscape painter said to have studied the style of Li Sixun (651-716) early in his career, a theory destined, no doubt, to give weight to a tradition according to which he was in fact the latter’s descendant. Indeed, he was also known as ‘Little General Li’, a sobriquet already given to Li Sixun’s son Li Zhaodao....

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