Tang Yin

1470 - 1524

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Tang Yin (Chinese: 唐寅; pinyin: Táng Yín; Cantonese Yale: Tong Yan; 1470–1524), courtesy name Bohu (伯虎), was a Chinese painter, calligrapher, and poet of the Ming dynasty period. Even though he was born during the Ming dynasty, many of his paintings, especially those of people, were illustrated with elements from Pre-Tang to Song dynasty art.Tang Yin is one of the most notable painters in the history of Chinese art. He is one of the "Four Masters of Ming dynasty” (Ming Si Jia), which also includes Shen Zhou (1427–1509), Wen Zhengming (1470–1559) and Qiu Ying (c. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tang Yin has received more than 155,859 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Tang Yin is the 610th most popular painter (down from 559th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from China (down from 419th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Tang Yin ranks 610 out of 1,421Before him are Otto van Veen, Justus van Gent, Domenico Fetti, Palma il Giovane, Amrita Sher-Gil, and Ambrosius Bosschaert. After him are Francesco Solimena, Giulio Clovio, Pieter van Laer, Fede Galizia, Maerten de Vos, and Santiago Rusiñol.

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Among people born in 1470, Tang Yin ranks 15Before him are Francis, Count of Vendôme, György Dózsa, Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan, Juan Díaz de Solís, Catherine of Navarre, and Lucrezia de' Medici. After him are Fernando de Rojas, Vincenzo Catena, João I of Kongo, Wen Zhengming, Bartolomeo Tromboncino, and Marco Basaiti. Among people deceased in 1524, Tang Yin ranks 13Before him are Salaì, Isabella of Aragon, Duchess of Milan, Marko Marulić, Andrea Solari, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, and Hans Holbein the Elder. After him are Catherine of Saxony, Archduchess of Austria, Johann von Staupitz, Cristóbal de Olid, Ğazı I Giray, Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, and Thomas Linacre.

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In China

Among people born in China, Tang Yin ranks 461 out of 1,392Before him are Cai Yong (133), Liu Zongyuan (773), Zhang Daoling (34), Uskhal Khan Tögüs Temür (1342), Yan Fu (1854), and Yan Xishan (1883). After him are Bogd Khan (1869), Xu Shen (58), 7th Dalai Lama (1708), Zuo Zongtang (1812), Zhuge Dan (200), and Hu Shih (1891).

Among PAINTERS In China

Among painters born in China, Tang Yin ranks 8Before him are Ma Yuan (1160), Qi Baishi (1864), Gu Kaizhi (345), Guo Xi (1020), Han Gan (706), and Mi Fu (1051). After him are Ni Zan (1301), Dong Qichang (1555), Liang Kai (1200), Zhang Zeduan (1085), Shen Zhou (1427), and Wu Daozi (680).