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A record of Wu Guanzhong’s name seal from...

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A record of Wu Guanzhong’s name seal from the 70s to the 90s. Each seal was explained by Wu Guanzhong regarding its content and the time of application, The record was reviewed and inscripted by Wu Guanzhong in 2001. The blue signet shows “To memorize the establishment of Wu Guanzhong art research center”; 28cm*16.5cm*15; 31cm*23cm

Wu Guanzhong (29 August 1919 – 25 June 2010)was a contemporary Chinese painter widely recognized as a founder of modern Chinese painting. He is considered to be one of the greatest contemporary Chinese painters. Wu’s artworks had both Western and Eastern influences, such as the Western style of Fauvism and the Eastern style of Chinese calligraphy.

Wu had painted various aspects of China, including much of its architecture, plants, animals, people, as well as many of its landscapes and waterscapes in a style reminiscent of the impressionist painters of the early 1900s. He was also a writer on contemporary Chinese art.