Zhang Xuan

        Zhang Xuan (張萱, 713-755) was a Chinese painter who lived during the Tang dynasty (618–907).

        Although he painted many pieces of art, Zhang Xuan was best known for the painting Court Ladies Preparing Newly-Woven Silk (搗練圖), which survived through a copy painted by Emperor Huizong of Song (reigned 1100–1125, 宋徽宗) in the early 12th century. Zhang Xuan also painted Court Ladies of Guo on a Spring Excursion (虢國夫人遊春圖), of which later painters imitated, including Li Gonglin (李公麟) of the Song dynasty.

Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk
Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk
Court Ladies of Guo on a Spring Excursion
Court Ladies of Guo on a Spring Excursion
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