Xu Beihong - Cat and Yellow Butterfly, 1989 (detail)

Xu Beihong

May 24, 2013

Xu Beihong, also known as Hsu Pei-Hung or Ju Péon, was a Chinese painter, best known for his ink and oil paintings of horses and birds. He was also one of the first Chinese painters whose art reflected the aesthetics of modern China.

Featured image: Xu Beihong - Cat and Yellow Butterfly, 1989 (detail). Offset Lithograph. 38 × 18 in. 96.5 × 45.7 cm. This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist. Photo courtesy ArtWise

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