Colorful Boats on the Tan Chiang River 1982 | Gouache on silk | 66x86.5 cm|Private Collection
Kuo Hsueh-Hu 1908 - 2012
Kuo Hsueh-Hu was born in Dadaocheng, a northwest district of Taipei. In 1927, at just 19 years of age, he qualified to enter the First Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition, gaining the reputation as one of the "Three Youths" of the exhibition along with Chen Jin and Lin Yu-Shan. Kuo focused on sketching. He paid particular attention to the trees and rocks of Taiwan and portrayed unique landscapes of his native land in rich gouache colors.
In 1964, Kuo Hsueh-Hu left Taiwan for Japan. In addition, he visited Thailand, the Philippines, mainland China, Europe, and the United States. He completed a series of masterpieces in relation to his experiences in these locations. Kuo can be deemed to be an artist with international vision and outlook. In 2007, Kuo Hsueh-Hu received the 27th National Cultural Award in Taiwan at the age of 99.
Source：Kuo Hsueh-hu Foundation
Size：Print 45.4 x 61.8 cm｜Framed 46.4 x 62.8 cm
Imported aluminum mounting
Printed in Taiwan
Copyright：Kuo Hsueh-hu Foundation
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