Wang Shimin 王时敏

1592-1690 China/Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty

 

Brief Biography-Wang Shimin was born in Taicang, Shanghai, in 1592. He was a disciple of Dong Qichang, and old paintings owned by his father impressed him at an early age. Later in life, he settled in Taicang. The pictures of Huang Gongwang influenced some of his works, and he also became associated with the Four Wangs, who Huang Gongwang and the orthodox school inspired. The four wangs were Wang Shimin, Wang Jian, Wang Hui and Wang Yuanqi.

 

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Green Mountains
and White Clouds
-Scroll Image-

Green Mountains and White Clouds

shimin Landscape in
Chao Meng-fu Style

shimin Landscape in Chao Meng-fu Style

Snow Over
Rivers

Snow Over Rivers and Mountains

Detail from
Landscape

Detail from Landscape

Album
Illustrating-

Album Illustrating Du Fu's Poems

Du Fu's
Poems

Du Fu's Poems

Wang Shimin
Aged 20

Wang Shimin Aged Twenty

Illustrating
Poems

Illustrating Du Fu's Poems