A famous calligrapher of modern China, also a painter and art historian. Fu Baoshi was born in Nanchang in Jiangxi province, graduated from Tokyo Academy of Fine Arts, and was deeply influenced by Shi Tao's painting theory. His landscape paintings are unique, pioneering the modern Jinling landscape painting school. His creative composition is free from the stereotypes, and he is good at integrating water, ink and colors. Many subjects of springs, waterfalls, rain and fog, the brushwork is relaxed, and the momentum is bold and unrestrained. His figure paintings are mostly about ladies and seniors, the images have an ancient style. He is the author of “History of Ancient Chinese Painting", "Change of Chinese Painting History" and etc.