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Di
high god
Qingming
springtime Clear Brightness Festival, verneration of ancestors
Yangshao
culture in early Shaanxi known for earthenware made from coils
Qin Shi Huangdi
First Emperor of Qin, had the huge terracotta army in his tomb
bi
Jade disks
cong
jade long, squared tubes
fu hao
wife of Shang kings Wu Ding, her tomb is known for luxury objects like jade
ding
bronze tripod vessel
fang yi
bronze square vessel
gong
bronze animal vessel
taotie
common motif on Shang bronze vessels, monster with horns and claws
jiaguwen
script on oracle bones
jinwen
script on bronze vessels used in ancient burials
dazhuan
large seal script, older version
seal script
1200 B.C.,Qin period, rounded edges, curved forms, helped to unify china, later used for art and symbolic/formal stuff
xiaozhuan
small seal script
Cai Yong
Han scholar who copied classical texts (that survived the Qin) onto stone in the Imperial Academy
Wenda Gu
Chinese artist who studied carving characters in Xi'an
lishu
clerical script, Han, used for records and general documents
kaishu
regular script, 200-400 created, standard script
xin shu
cursive running script
caoshu
cursive draft script
printing
developed in the 8th century
oldest printed picture and text
Diamond Sutra, long hand scroll
Wang Xizhi
Jin, most important calligrapher, Orchid Pavilion Preface
Wang Xianzhi
son of Wang Xizhi, important calligrapher
Wei Shuo, Lady Wei
elite woman, calligrapher, Wang Xizhi's teacher
Guan Daosheng
Yuan period, first woman artist to get famous, landscapes and text, married to another artist Zhao Mengfu (song imperial family, served in the yuan court)
Zhang Yanyuan
Tang writer, artist, Lidai minghua ji (Records of Famous Paintings of all the Dynasties)
Li Bai
Tang poet
Fan Kuan
painter northern song
Guo Xi
Song painter, Shanshuixun (Advice on Landscape Painting)
Su Dongpo
Song dynasty poet and essayist
Shen Zhou
Ming, founded the informal school of landscape painters called the Wu School
Dai Jin
dismissed from the Ming court for an infraction, founded the Zhe School of landscape painters