Listening for Birds by the Young Willows at the Riverside

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    Qian Hui'an was from an area of Jiangsu province that is now part of Shanghai, and though he spent some time in neighbouring Zhejiang, he settled in Shanghai proper. There he associated with Ni Tian (q.v.) and others, dealing in as well as producing his own paintings. He was active in at least two painting societies including the Yu Yuan Painting Society, of which he was elected founding president in 1909. He edited the painting catalogue Qingxi huapu.

    In: Vainker, Shelagh, Chinese Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2000)

Further reading

Vainker, Shelagh, Chinese Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2000), no. 111 on p. 128, illus. p. 128 fig. 111

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