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Zhou Wenju

Woman with Cat. National Palace Museum, Taipei

Zhou Wenju (Chinese: 周文矩) (fl. 942-961), also known as Chou Wen-chu, was a Chinese painter during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period (907–960). His exact birth and death dates are not known.

Zhou was born in Jurong, and specialized in figure painting.[1] He worked as a painter in attendance at the Painting Academy of the Southern Tang court. It is recorded that Zhou participated in executing a joint work at the banquet held by Emperor Yuanzong of Southern Tang on New Year's Day, 947.[2]


  1. ^ "National Museum of China - Zhou Wenju". Retrieved 2012-05-08.
  2. ^ "Zhou Wenju Brief Biography". Retrieved 2012-05-08.

External links

Media related to Chou Wen-chu at Wikimedia Commons