- Wang Hui (Qing Dynasty)
Wang Hui (zh-tsp|t=王翬|s=王翚|p=Wáng Huī; 1632 - 1717) was a Chinese landscape painter, the best known of the
Four Wangs. He, and the three other Wangs, dominated orthodoxart in China throughout the late Ming and early Qingperiods.Of the Four Wangs, Wang Hui is considered to be the best-known today.
Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei museums loaned works for "Landscapes Clear and Radiant: The Art of Wang Hui (1632-1717)" in 2008 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.cite web|author=Smith, Roberta|title=Master of Many Styles, and Many Mentors|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/12/arts/design/12wang.html|date=September 11, 2008|work=The New York Times|publisher=The New York Times Company|accessdate=2008-09-12]
Wang Hui followed in the footprints of his great grandfathers, grandfather, father and uncles and learned painting at a very early age. He was later taught by two contemporary masters, Zhang Ke and Wang Shimin, who taught him to work in the tradition of copying famous Chinese paintings. This is most likely the reason why critics claim that his work is conservative and reflects the Yuan and Song traditions.Fact|date=October 2007 One critic claimed that "his landscape paintings reflect his nostalgic attachment to classical Chinese aesthetics."Fact|date=October 2007 Along with the other Wangs, Wang Hui helped to perpetuate the tradition of copying the ancient masters rather than creating original work.
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