Subject:Re: Chinese scroll painting identification
Posted By: I.Nagy Sat, Jul 11, 2020
Seal on the right bottom,
馬萬里 - Ma Wanli - Surname and given name
馬萬里 - Ma Wanli
萬里 - Wanli
Ma Wanli 1904-1979
He was the great-grandson of Ma Peizi the famous doctor of the Qing Dynasty. He experienced the ups and downs of the late Qing Dynasty, ROC and that of the New China. Graduated from the Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts. In 1935 exhibited with the famous Huang Binhong. Was in friendship with Xu Beihong, Zhang Daqian, etc. Was professor of Chinese Painting Department of the Shanghai Academy of Arts etc.
He was famous for the paintings of flowers and birds.