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Qian Xuan [Ch’ien Hsüan; zi Shunju; hao Yutan]locked

(b Wuxing, Zhejiang Province, c. 1235; d ?Wuxing, before 1307).
  • Chu-Tsing Li


Chinese painter. In 1262, in Lin’an (modern Hangzhou), the capital of the Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279), he sat the civil service examination but failed to qualify as a jinshi; he remained registered as a candidate, but in 1276, before he could retake the examination, Lin’an fell to the Mongol armies, thus placing him under the rule of the new, alien Yuan dynasty (...

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