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date: 16 September 2019

Yao Shou or Yao Cheou; Nickname: Gongshou, Pseudonyms: Guan, Yundong Yishilocked

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Chinese, 15th century, male.

Born 1423, in Jiashan, now Ningbo (Zhejiang); died 1495.

Painter, calligrapher, poet.

Yao Shou was the son of Yao Fu, a collector of calligraphy and paintings. He passed the national triennial examinations with the grade jinshi (accepted scholar) in the reign of Emperor Tanshun (...

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