作 者 / Wen Tong
複製媒材 / Rice paper    複製尺寸 / 31x48.3 cm

Rusty and rough strokes with ink bamboo paintings have appeared on murals of Tang Dynasty Tomb. After Entering the Song Dynasty, ink-bamboo painting was in sustainable development, turning to literati’s favorite theme, Wen Tong and Su Shi etc were masters at it. Wen Tong, a nickname of Yu-ke, hometown at Zitong, Sichuan, during Yuan-feng period, was committed by the public service of Zuhu province, though he did not accept the delegation eventually, it is generally named it “Wenhu Province” Wen Tong painted ink bamboo, valuing observation on the natural ecology of bamboo. Using the conversion between dense ink and thin ink to suggest the front and back on the leaf of bamboo. Not only reflecting to the real obstacle, but also carrying the charm of pen and ink. Afterward, Li Kan, Ke Jiusi and so on in the Yuan Dynasty, Inherited this kind of realistic painting manner, bring the ink-bamboo painting to the peak in its development history. It is called Huzhou Bamboo School.in terms of painting history. The piece scene of folding bamboo, illustrating the folding and unbroken bamboo trunk, as if its territory in person. There was a name of Wen Tong on the painting, not in harmony with the original painting as for regularity of the structure of bamboo leaf and the painting manner of bamboo segment, all common painting manners of Yuan Dynasty People. Therefore, we can presume that it shall be painted by using his name. Although it belongs to Huzhou Bamboo School by its realistic style, the original author shall be someone else.