An image of (Courtesan reading)

JU Lian

(China 1828 – 1904)

(Courtesan reading)

Location
Not on display
Further information

Ju Lian, a native of Fanyu, Guangdong province, was active during the late 19th century in the region of Guangdong. He studied drawing from his brother Ju Chao (?-1899). Together with Ju Chao, the two "Jus" were recognised as the founder of the Linnan School. Many important artists from this school, such as Gao Jianfu, Gao Qifeng and Chen Shuren, were Ju Lian's students.

Asian Art Dept, AGNSW, 19 October 1999.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Guangxu 1875–1908
Year
1896
Media
Painting
Medium
album leaf; ink and colour on silk
Dimensions
25.0 cm diam.
Signature & date
Signed, in Chinese, ink "... ninth day of the ninth moon of the year of bingshen (1896). Ju Lian, ... guquan [artists's seal ]".
Credit
Gift of the Ifould Family 1999
Accession number
199.1999