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date: 21 October 2019

Zhang Yuan or Chang Yuan, Zhang Xuan; known as: Zhang Lohanlocked


Chinese, 9th – 10th century, male.

Active c. 890-930.

Born in Jinshui (Sichuan).


Zhang Yuan was a famous painter of arhats (Buddhist holy men). The signed work Landscape with Seven Buddhist Patriarchs Accompanied by Servants and Assistants is attributed to him, perhaps correctly.

New York (Metropolitan Mus. of Art): ...

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