Huang Gongwang

1269-1354 China/Late Song Dynasty

 

Brief Biography-Huang Gongwang, originally Lu Jian, of the late Song Dynasty, was born in Changshu, Jiangsu, in 1269. He was one of the Four Great Masters of the Yuan, who were all disciples of Zhao Mengfu. Gongwang was a devout Daoist and spent his last years in the Fuchun Mountains studying Daoism, where he painted his most famous work, "Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains."

 

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Autumn Clouds in
Layered Mountains

gongwang huang autumn clouds in layered mountains

 

dwelling in the
fuchun mountains a

 

dwelling in the fuchun mountains part a

dwelling in the
fuchun mountains b

 

dwelling in the fuchun mountains part b

stony walls at
heavenly pool

stony walls at heavenly pool mountain