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20th March 2023

After a visit to Hong Kong, this week we have paintings by Fang Zhaoling (方召麐1914-2006). Born in Wuzi, Jiangsu province, she was one of the most prolific modern female Chinese artists of the twentieth century. She moved to Hong Kong in 1950 where she studied with several masters, and developed her own distinctive style, as shown here in her painting of peonies. Her work can be seen in the British Museum and the V&A held a retrospective exhibition in 1994.

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