This is a collections of 100 landscape and social life paintings by Feng Zikai, in which you can see all aspects of the Chinese people's life and culture in the begining decades of 20th century.
Descriptions are in Both Chinese and English.
Feng Zikai (1898 - 1975) was a Chinese painter and cartoonist.
He was a contemporary painter, writer and music teacher. In his early years, he was taught by the accomplished Li Shutong (李叔同). In 1921, Feng travelled to Japan to further his studies. After he returned to China, he taught art and music in Shanghai, Zhejiang and Chongqing respectively, and became the editor of Kaiming Publishing House (上海开明书店).
Feng wrote extensively on various topics, including literature, painting, music, translation and calligraphy. Among Feng’s numerous creations, his most famous works include short essay collections, such as Yuan-Yuan Tang Sui Bi (缘缘堂随笔), Yuan-Yuan Tang Zai Bi (缘缘堂再笔), Chexiang Shehui (车厢社会) and Shuai Zhen Ji (率真集); cartoon collections, like Zikai Cartoons (子恺画集), Children’s Cartoons (儿童漫画); and translated works from Russian and Japanese, including the Diary of a Hunter (猎人笔记) and the Tale of Genji (源氏物语).
The Feng Zikai Chinese Children's Picture Book Award, launched in 2009 to promote Chinese children's picture books, is named in honor of the artist.