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ID: 500332735
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500332735

 
Record Type: Person
Wen Jia (Chinese painter and calligrapher, 1501-1583)

Note: Chinese painter, calligrapher, poet and connoisseur who was a third generation member of the Wu School. His early works illustrate a strong influence from his father Wen Zhengming, and embody the literati ideal of pingdan (plainness). His work developed over time to reflect stylistic elements from the masters of the Yuan period (1279-1368).Wen Jia was also a highly regarding connoissuer who autenticated masterpieces and wrote colophons on paintings by Chen Huong, Guo Xi, Ma Yuan, Zhao Mengfu, Shen Zhou, Wen Zhengming, Zhou Chen, Tang Yin, Qiu Ying and Chen Shun.

Names:
Wen Jia (preferred,V,display)
Wen, Jia (V)
Jia Wen (V)
Jia, Wen (V)
chia, Wen (V)
Wen chia (V)
Wên-shui (V)
Wên Chia (V)
Wenshui (V)
Xiuzheng (V)
Xiucheng (V)
Hsiu-chʼêng (V)

Nationalities:
Chinese (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
calligrapher
connoisseur
poet

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Suzhou (Jiangsu, China) (inhabited place)
Died:  Suzhou (Jiangsu, China) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Wen Zhengming  
..............  (Chinese painter, scribe, 1470-1559) [500336955]
cousin of ....  Wen Boren  
................  (Chinese painter, 1502-1575) [500332736]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Wen Jia (I,U)

Biographies:
(Chinese painter and calligrapher, 1501-1583) ..... [ARTstor Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
chia, Wen ........ [VP]
...................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Hsiu-chʼêng ........ [VP]
.........................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
Jia Wen ........ [ARTstor, VP]
................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jia, Wen ........ [VP]
..................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Wen chia ........ [ARTstor]
.................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
Wên Chia ........ [VP]
..................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
Wen, Jia ........ [ARTstor Preferred, VP]
..................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
..................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
Wen Jia ........ [ARTstor, VP Preferred]
................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
................  Elkins, Chinese Landscape Painting as Western Art History (2010) 179
................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) Accessed 24 October 2013
................  Grove
................  Grove Art Online (2008-) Accessed 24 October 2013
................  Little and Eichman,Taoism and the Arts of China (2000) 382
Wenshui ........ [ARTstor]
.................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
Wên-shui ........ [VP]
...................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
Xiucheng ........ [VP]
...................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
Xiuzheng ........ [ARTstor]
...................  Grove Art Online (2008-)

Subject: ........ [ARTstor, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 24 October 2013
....................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) Accessed 24 October 2013
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