Lan Ying

Lan Ying


Lan Ying (Chinese: 藍瑛; pinyin: Lán Yīng; Wade–Giles: Lan Ying); ca. 1585-1664 was a Chinese painter of landscapes, human figures, flowers and birds who was active during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

Biography

Lan was born in Hangzhou in the Zhejiang province.[1] His style name was 'Tianshu' (田叔), and his pseudonyms were 'Diesou' (蜨叟), 'Shi Toutuo' (石頭陀), and Dongguo laoren'. Lan's painting followed the style of Huang Gongwang and Wu Zhen. Lan was trained at the Painting Academy of the South Song Dynasty. Lan's son Lan Yu and grandson Lan Shen also grew up to be painters.

References