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Pan Tianshou Memorial
2012-05-27 21:12:17

Pan Tianshou Memorial

 

    Pan Tianshou Memorial locates at No.1 Jingyun County of Nanshan Road, Hangzhou. This place was Mr.Pan's domicile during his late years. In 1981, his residence was rebuilt into a memorial after the approval from the Culture Department, and opened to the public after completion. In 1991, the memorial was expanded and modernized based on the former residence structure. Now it opens to the public as one of Hangzhou's city-grade cultural relics protecting units and a provincial patriotism education base.

    Pan Tianshou (1897-1971), was born in Ninghai, Zhejiang Province. Mr. Pan was skillful in enjoyable bird and flowers, landscape paintings, and by chance he would produce character paintings. His painting style is famous for the grandeur and splendor. Known as a calligrapher good at finger-ink, Mr. Pan, along with Wu Changshuo, Qi Baishi and Huang Binghong, are called the "Four Great Masters in China" of the 20th century, influenced modern painting circles a lot. As a great writer, Mr. Pan was erudite in art theory, fine arts education, painting history and theory, poesy and seal cutting.By establishing the most complete and greatly influenced educational system thus far, he’s respected as the founder of Chinese painting education.In May 16th, 1995, the former President Jiang Zemin visited this memorial and praised highly of Mr.Pan's achievements in art.Mr.Jiang also acclaimed the good work of this memorial.

    The 1000-square-meter exhibition hall facilitates topping establishments, displaying some of Pan Tianshou's most important works, such as "The picture of flowers on Handing Mountain", "The picture of sunny rosy clouds”, “The rain stops" and "The plum day".

 

Contact Information:

Address: 212 Nanshan Road, Hangzhou

Zip Code: 310002

Opening Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday through Sunday (except on national holidays), closed on Mondays and Friday afternoons

Tel: 0571-87912845

Fax: 0571-87070307

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