Lu Zhi (painter)

Lù Zhì, formerly romanized as Lu Chih (simplified Chinese: 陆治; traditional Chinese: 陸治; ca. 1496–1576), was a Chinese landscape painter, calligrapher, and poet during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

Lu Zhi, River Landscape in Spring , National Palace Museum, 1535

Lu was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu province.[1] His style name was 'Shuqing' and his sobriquet was 'Bao Shanzi'. Lu's painting followed the style of Wen Zhengming. Lu specialized in both vertical and horizontal landscapes and bird-and-flower paintings.


  1. ^ "Lù Zhì Brief Biography". Retrieved 2008-07-09.