Current Location:
Lake Ontario Hall -> 1st Floor (LOH)
Location Notes:
LOH; 1st flr, rt. rm 114

Running Horse, ca. 1925

Artwork
Identifier:
2004.195.1
Artist:
Xu Beihong
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Reproduction Print
Date:
circa 2004
Description:
Brush and ink image of horse with dark hair, horse is in motion. Cream colored border.
Historical Context:
As a child in China, Xu Beihong studied Chinese classics and calligraphy with his father. He went to Paris to study at the 'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts' on a government scholarship in 1919. He began teaching art in 1927 and was made President for the Beiping Academy of Fine Arts in 1928. Beihong is respected by his peers in the art world for his passion and free artistic spirit.