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Fan Kuan (范寬 990-1030) is known to be one of the leading artists of the Northern Song landscape painting. The most famous painting by Fan Kuan is titled “Travelers Amid Streams and Mountains.” It is one of the greatest example of the traditional Chinese landscape paintings and a model for all Chinese artists. This monumental painting is based on the Taoist principle of “becoming one with the nature”(天人合一).

“Travelers Amid Streams and Mountains.” By Fan Kuan. This monumental painting is based on the Taoist principle of “becoming one with the nature.

五代 - 巨然 -《溪山蘭若圖》軸              現藏于大都會美術館 |  Juran (Chinese: 巨然) (fl. 10th century) was a Chinese landscape painter of the late Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms and early Northern Song periods.

century) was a Chinese landscape painter of the late Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms and early Northern Song periods.

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