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Guo Xi

1020 - 1090

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Guo Xi (Chinese: 郭熙; pinyin: Guō Xī; Wade–Giles: Kuo Hsi) (c. 1020 – c. 1090) was a Chinese landscape painter from Henan Province who lived during the Northern Song dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guo Xi has received more than 96,764 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Guo Xi is the 505th most popular painter (down from 493rd in 2019), the 383rd most popular biography from China (down from 374th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Chinese Painter.

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Among painters, Guo Xi ranks 505 out of 1,421Before him are Arman, Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Kurt Westergaard, Gu Kaizhi, Michael Wolgemut, and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. After him are Johan Jongkind, Michael Ancher, Ivan Bilibin, Elisabetta Sirani, Alessandro Magnasco, and Bernard Buffet.

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Among people born in 1020, Guo Xi ranks 6Before him are Pope Gregory VII, Yūsuf Balasaguni, Sweyn II of Denmark, Pope Stephen IX, and Su Song. After him are William I, Count of Burgundy, Constantine the African, Adelaide of Susa, Gunhilda of Denmark, Zhang Zai, and Vladimir of Novgorod. Among people deceased in 1090, Guo Xi ranks 3Before him are Michael VII Doukas and García II of Galicia. After him are Sikelgaita, Adelaide of Rheinfelden, Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen, Amatus of Montecassino, Robert, Count of Mortain, William of Poitiers, and Constance of Normandy.

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In China

Among people born in China, Guo Xi ranks 383 out of 1,392Before him are Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Kong Rong (153), Pan Geng (-1500), Jin Youzhi (1918), Gu Kaizhi (345), and Deng Ai (197). After him are Wei Zheng (580), Emperor Zhi of Han (138), Huang Gai (145), Zhuge Zhan (227), Zhang Xianzhong (1606), and Emperor Guangzong of Song (1147).

Among PAINTERS In China

Among painters born in China, Guo Xi ranks 5Before him are Shitao (1642), Ma Yuan (1160), Qi Baishi (1864), and Gu Kaizhi (345). After him are Han Gan (706), Mi Fu (1051), Tang Yin (1470), Ni Zan (1301), Dong Qichang (1555), Liang Kai (1200), and Zhang Zeduan (1085).