Journal of Chaohu University ›› 2021, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (5): 93-98.doi: 10.12152/j.issn.1672-2868.2021.05.013

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On the Formation and Expression of the Concept of "Xiaopin" in Figure Painting in Qing Dynasty

HUANG Qian-qian:School of Fine Arts, Yunnan Normal University   

  1. School of Fine Arts, Yunnan Normal University, Kunming Yunnan 650500
  • Received:2021-01-04 Online:2021-09-25 Published:2021-12-04

Abstract: Figure painting is very common in Qing Dynasty, and there are numerous written records about it. This paper analyzes the evolution from "Xiao" to "Xiaopin" based on the ancient books, and explains the concept of "Xiaopin" in Qing Dynasty. The study explores the emergence of the concept of "Xiaopin", how to use and express it in painting, and analyzes it from multiple levels in order to present the overall internal framework of the concept of "Xiaopin".

Key words: figure painting, Xiao, Xiaopin, form and spirit

CLC Number: 

  • J222