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Zhu Yes


Biography and information


Chinese painter, poet and calligrapher of the Qing dynasty, known under the pseudonym Bada Shanzhen.

In 1644 took refuge from the Manchu troops in a Buddhist monastery in 1648 he became a monk. In 1672 he left the monastery, led the life of an itinerant monk-artist. Differed eccentric behavior, and dramatic mood changes. Was friends and corresponded with Shitao. In 54 years broke with the monastic life and married. About his life many legends.

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