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Zhang Anzhi

Full name: Zhang Anzhi
Original name: 張 安治
Other name(s): Chang An-Chih
Gender: Male
Born: 1911 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China
Died: 1991
Country: CHN China
Sport: Art Competitions


Chinese painter Zhang Anzhi was the author of the book A History of Chinese Painting, published one year after his 1991 death. In the book he recounted the long history of Chinese painting, and defined its traditions through the ages, beginning with pictures drawn by early men of the Neolithic period, through the successive dynasties, to modern and contemporary Chinese paintings that have inherited and developed those traditions.

In 1931, Zhang graduated from the Department of Art at Nanjing Central University. In 1946, Zhang went to the University of London for further studies. He was a painter of the modern school. Zhang was later named professor and taught at the Central Institute of Fine Arts. He was a permanent executive member of the All-China Society of Art History.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event China CHN AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer London Art Competitions China Final Standings AC Teng Kua-Fu
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