103 Famous Faces In One Painting

| March 20th, 2009

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Telegraph.co.uk March 17th reports, an extraordinary painting “Discussion with Dante” featured 103 figures from world history in striking detail has become the latest internet hit. The figures include Sun Yat Sen (孙中山), Mao Zedong (毛泽东) and many more other Chinese historical characters.

The origins and the author of this painting was unknown, however people have speculated this painting comes from China. One clue is most of the 103 famous character are drawn from the side of their faces except chairman Mao was drawn in the front of his face with full details. Until recently the secret has been revealed, on the top right corner of the painting, there are three men wearing modern clothing. They are identified as the painters, little-known Chinese/Taiwanese artists named as Dai Dudu (戴都都), Li Tiezi (李铁子) and Zhang Anjiun (张安君).

Among the 103 figures who are Chinese:
Mao Zedong (毛泽东) One of the founders of People’s Republic of China, Zhou Enlai (周恩来) the Premier of the State Council (1951-1978), Deng Xiaoping (邓小平) The chairman of the Central Military Commission of People’s Republic of China (1983-1990), phosphor Confucius (孔子), phosphor Laozi (老子),Tang Dynasty poet Li Bai (李白), Sun Yat Sen (孙中山), Chiang Kai-shek (蒋介石), Qin Shi Huang (秦始皇) First Emperor of China, Genghis Khan (成吉思汗), the Empress Cixi (太后慈禧), Female Politian Song Qin Ling (宋庆龄), Shaw Run Run(Sir) (邵逸夫), China’s foremost writer of the 20th century and strong advocate of writing reform Lu Xun (鲁迅), Lei Feng (雷锋), Guan Yu (关羽), Artist Qi Baishi (齐白石), Bruce Lee (李小龙), Hurdler Liu Xiang (刘翔), and the painters Dai Dudu (戴都都), Li Tiezi(李铁子) and Zhang Anjiun (张安君).

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  1. sabah kubba says:

    we are interested with 103 famous face printed on canvas largest size possible such 200 x100 cm
    asking prices

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