Han Gan

706 - 783

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Han Gan (Chinese: 韩干/韓幹) (c. 706-783) was a Chinese painter during the Tang Dynasty. He came from a poor family in either Chang'an, modern-day Xi'an, Shaanxi; Lantian, modern-day Shaanxi; or Daliang, modern-day Kaifeng, Henan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Han Gan has received more than 40,970 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Han Gan is the 475th most popular painter (up from 481st in 2019), the 366th most popular biography from China (down from 362nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Painter.

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Among painters, Han Gan ranks 475 out of 1,428Before him are Joseph Karl Stieler, Qi Baishi, Ma Yuan, Pietro Longhi, Sol LeWitt, and Zinaida Serebriakova. After him are Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Sesshū Tōyō, Michael Wolgemut, Edmund Leighton, Rachel Ruysch, and Barthélemy d'Eyck.

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Among people born in 706, Han Gan ranks 2Before him is Al-Walid II. After him is Telerig of Bulgaria. Among people deceased in 783, Han Gan ranks 4Before him are Bertrada of Laon, Hildegard of the Vinzgau, and Al-Muqanna. After him are Silo of Asturias and Bashar ibn Burd.

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In China

Among people born in China, Han Gan ranks 366 out of 1,186Before him are Emperor Shang of Han (105), Zhou Youguang (1906), Ma Yuan (1160), Cangjie (-2650), Li Zongren (1890), and Su Song (1020). After him are Pan Geng (-1500), 9th Dalai Lama (1805), Emperor Zhi of Han (138), Ren Zhengfei (1944), Emperor Zhaozong of Tang (867), and Zhuge Jin (174).

Among PAINTERS In China

Among painters born in China, Han Gan ranks 4Before him are Shitao (1642), Qi Baishi (1864), and Ma Yuan (1160). After him are Guo Xi (1020), Gu Kaizhi (345), Mi Fu (1051), Tang Yin (1470), Wu Daozi (680), Liang Kai (1200), Ni Zan (1301), and Dong Qichang (1555).