Dong Qichang

1555 - 1636

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Dong Qichang (Chinese: 董其昌; pinyin: Dǒng Qíchāng; Wade–Giles: Tung Ch'i-ch'ang; courtesy name Xuanzai (玄宰); 1555–1636), was a Chinese painter, calligrapher, politician, and art theorist of the later period of the Ming Dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dong Qichang has received more than 62,046 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Dong Qichang is the 746th most popular painter (up from 917th in 2019), the 500th most popular biography from China (up from 536th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Chinese Painter.

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Among painters, Dong Qichang ranks 746 out of 1,428Before him are Gustave Boulanger, Govert Flinck, John William Godward, Moritz von Schwind, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, and Mario Merz. After him are Nuno Gonçalves, Joos de Momper, Jan van Huysum, Nadežda Petrović, Juan de Valdés Leal, and Louis-Léopold Boilly.

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Among people born in 1555, Dong Qichang ranks 10Before him are François de Malherbe, Johann Arndt, Naresuan, Konishi Yukinaga, Andreas Libavius, and Louise de Coligny. After him are Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon and Giovanni Antonio Magini. Among people deceased in 1636, Dong Qichang ranks 6Before him are Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Date Masamune, Mulla Sadra, Santorio Santorio, and Sendivogius. After him is Gregorio Fernández.

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In China

Among people born in China, Dong Qichang ranks 500 out of 1,186Before him are Song Jiaoren (1882), Zhao Mengfu (1254), Ni Zan (1301), T. V. Soong (1894), Cao Kun (1862), and Emperor Xiaowu of Jin (362). After him are Eric Liddell (1902), Cheng Yi (1033), Wang Hongwen (1935), Bada Shanren (1626), Li Zhi (1527), and Feng Menglong (1574).

Among PAINTERS In China

Among painters born in China, Dong Qichang ranks 12Before him are Gu Kaizhi (345), Mi Fu (1051), Tang Yin (1470), Wu Daozi (680), Liang Kai (1200), and Ni Zan (1301). After him are Bada Shanren (1626), Li Cheng (919), Shen Zhou (1427), Xia Gui (1195), Zhang Zeduan (1085), and Xu Wei (1521).