Zhao Gongyou or Chao Kung-Yu
Chinese, 9th century, male.
Active in Chengdu (Sichuan) c. 825-850.
Born in Changan (Xian, Shensi).
Zhao Gongyou painted Buddhist and Taoist figures. He initially lived at Chengdu, where he painted murals for a number of temples, later moving to Zhejiang. A fragment from a handscroll in the British Museum, ...