Gu Hongzhong - Five Dynasties

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       Gu Hongzhong (顧閎中, ca.910–980) was a Chinese painter during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period of Chinese history.

       Little is known about Gu Hongzhong's life. He was most likely a court painter for the Southern Tang emperor Li Yu. Gu Hongzhong’s most famous work is The Night Entertainments of Han Xizai. His original no longer exists, but a twelfth century remake of the painting has survived. This painting is now housed in the Palace Museum in Beijing.