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Title
Album of 8 Leaves: Fish and Fruit
Creator
Hsü-Ku
Date Created and/or Issued
1856-1856
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Chinese Paintings
Rights Information
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Description
Original name: Zhu Huai-jen
T: Hsu-pai
H: Tsu-yang shan-min
Hsü Ku was from She-hsien in Anhui province but worked in Yangchou, Suchou and Shanghai. He served for a time in the military as his family background dictated. His military service did not last long and he turned to Buddhism, becoming a monk.
He is best known as a painter of bird and flowers but was also accomplished in architectural drawings and portraits. He was closely involved with the prominent Shanghai School artists and is known to have collaborated with Jen I.
Type
image
Format
Painting album: ink and color on paper China h 10 -3/4 x w 13 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt238n98km
CT.20
Subject
Chinese Paintings
Bird-and-Flower Paintings
Place
China