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Chinese Paintings

Wen Po-jen Artwork stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Liberia 2000

Artwork, Wén Bórén / Wen Po-jen
Traditional Chinese name: 文伯仁
Simplified Chinese name: 文伯仁

It depicts a part of "The Immortals’ Isle Fang-hu, dated 1563, hanging scroll. 
Artist's vision of paradise, an isolated island palace ringed with mountains.  


Sierra Leone 2000

It depicts a part of the masterpiece "Thousand Peaks and Myriad Ravines".
Gong Xian 龔賢 (1617–1689)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1670. Hanging scroll, ink on paper; H. 62 cm, W. 102 cm.
Museum Rietberg, Zürich, Switzerland.
(C.A. Drenowatz Collection).  

Gong Xian, 1617 or as late as 1620; born in Kunshan (Jiangsu Province) was a Chinese painter and is known as the most important of the Eight Masters of Nanjing. 



São Tomé and Príncipe 2004


China 2017, One Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains" by Wang Ximeng.

"One Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains" by Wang Ximeng, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), is a landscape painting masterpiece of ancient China. It is part of the collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing.  

The hand scroll is 11.9 metres long and 51.5 cm wide (color on silk). Heavy ink strokes of black and other colors vividly depict mountains, lakes, villages, houses, bridges, ships pavilions and people. It is one of the largest paintings in Chinese history and has been described as one of the greatest works.

China 2018, Selections of Chinese Contemporary Works of Art II
"I looked up to them, and they seemed to become more high", Feng Zikai (1878-1975)
Autumn Mountain Stream, Guan Shanyue (1912—2000)
Two Eagles, Li Kuchan (1899-1983)


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