week XII: Part 1
Week XII: Part 1

TRADITIONAL CHINA: THE WENREN TRADITION


Key Works:

  • Ni Zan, "Bamboo, Rock, and Tall Tree"
  • Shen Zhou, "Gardners"
  • Shen Zhou, "Poet on a Mountaintop"

    READING: La Plante, Asian Art, pp. 162-165; pp. 167-177.

    HISTORY:

    PAINTERS

    TERMS:

    TIME LINE: (c. 1350 A.D.; c. 1500 A.D.)

    NOTES: What is the major subject matter of the wenren painters? Why?