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T: Yuän-chao H: Hsiang-pi, Lien-chou, Jan-hsiang an-chu From T'ai-ts'ang, Chiangsu The second of the "Four Wangs," and one of the "Nine Friends in Painting," Wang Chien came from a family dedicated to learning and painting. He was a follower of Tung Ch'i-chang and copied from the Yüan masters, developing a conservative approach to landscape composition. He was for a time governor of Lien-chou, Kuangtung province but was more interested in painting than politics and retired from public life.
Painting album: ink on paper China h 14 x w 10 -3/4 inches