Shenzong

Guo Xi Wenren Painter
Guo Xi Wenren Painter
Guo Xi: Wenren Painter Essay Question #2 November 17, 2003 Guo Xi is an important figure when comparing the scholars of the Song that use the mountain motif. Guo Xi’s exceptional ability to relate emotional mountain scenes to the ideals of Neo-Confucianism and represent the Emperor Shenzong adequately is amazing. He uses many images to convey man’s quest for li, the principal of the Way of Heaven in the paintings. Specifically in his painting titled “Early Spring” does Guo Xi inspire an instant