Qi Fo comes (1918 - 2004) , word grasping go smoothly, date saves garden host, be born at town of temple of favour of tea of county of Hunan Province Xiangtan, civilian change member. Shi Zhisun of Qibai of celebrity of culture of old great master of contemporary traditional Chinese painting, world.
7 years old read private school, 8 years old of people east a mountainous area elementary school of the first countryman. 11 years old save grandfather into Beijing along with father. Teach when grandfather idle read land to put Weng Shi, teach Xi Lushan copybook, from grandfather Wang Zhongyan reads secondhand book 12 years old, ever read Yu Xiangju unripe, Luo Boquan two teachers, ancient prose of take lessons after school. 1934 winter, with fellow villager old and well-known family female Ma Fengying marries. 1935, when returning south grandfather, begin to learn a picture from its.
Before emergency of Lu channel bridge, take an examination of Hunan to privately run counteract a country to learn to specialize in a house. Hind because of discontinue one's studying of Changsha condition insecurity. As a result of at that time of home town the current political situation queasy, ever arrived a few times this world of Xiangtan, Lei, Shao Yang attends a few fight day of work saving the nation, but because have father and mother, wife mix the tie down of the grandmother of year of nearly 8 a period of ten days, dare not be far from. Enemy of national calamity home, taste hardships fully. 1942 spring, grandmother demit world, did grandfather ever have: of elegiac couplet cloud?
1945 autumn, day bandit surrender at discretion. Grandfather makes the same score an incoming letter from north, enjoin fast before go, in order to give natural span of life. Before the 2nd year of the Mid-autumn Festival, leave home go to smooth, midway gets a letter again, grandfather be about to south below, enjoin returns Nanjing to wait. Squire grandfather stays between Shanghai, peace 3 months are superabundant, divide grandfather outside separate dinner party, daily a very short time grinds learning truth paper, do not leave the left and right sides, to be engaged in art later the job benefits a lot.
1947 spring, by Introduction Zhang Daofan, be hired to be Kuomintang committee member of committee of art of committee of central literacy campaign, hold the position of this meeting a secretary in charge of sth, deal with appoint and dismiss a file. In September, give grandfather lot, before going to smooth lackey genu along with father. After ranking smooth half an year, put forward to grandfather for many times south return, not permissive. After this stay at home idle is old.
In August 1950, introduce by fellow villager Li Jinxi, the cashier holds the post of in Beijing Hunan guild hall. 1952 winter, grandfather tries to hold a person in the palm to be in for its with all possible means Jia Xingsi on the west 4 presswork cooperation sought a formal job, conduction business. Was allocated again 1955 Beijing education bureau works. Next year, be allocated city thirtieth one in when exercitation Chinese teacher. In September, because grandfather suffers from acute pneumonic, die of illness unfortunately in Beijing.
1958 spring, institute of attend in a advanced studies of teacher reaching city learns, the 2nd year spring, allocate in conciliatory east wind one in hold the post of Chinese teacher. Recuperate in the home permissibly due to illness. Fear losing teaching in home, promote tall when, wield his writing brush picture, painting of flowers and birds in traditional Chinese style, character, landscape is rough already have work force.
The Great Cultural Revolution began 1966, turn into overnight " class enemy " , suffer humiliate. In August end, a native place of 5 Hunan that be answered by repatriate. Because local government does not agree to accept, go there and back 3 times rush about at two ground of Hunan, Beijing. 1968 summer, only then resident native place, build a thatched cottage 4 at lending the maple after hill house garden, mu Niu plants dish, collect dung to collect salary, live the poor life of be in a state of anxiety. But this paragraph of life to able-bodied body, enhance labor consciousness, raise the level of word of old system poem, also had openly effect.
1977 autumn, beijing bearer implements policy, in April 1979, return Beijing. The government gives arrangement a few times housing, solved the job to the child, live and work in peace and contentment from now on.
In December 1983, the member that be hired to be Beijing literary history to study house house, get government and society fully the attention of each respect. Be being hired to be art of university of adviser of company of swallow Beijing painting and calligraphy, northwest early or late is adviser of municipal government of city of pluralistic professor, Xiangtan, curator of reputation of house of art of Qi Baishi of Shandong, Jilin. All over You Zuguo famous mountains and great rivers on invitation, the visit discourses on an academic subject, the pen will be elegant collect, not only once more coruscate artistic youth, and the ageing that surmounted physiology, arouse infinite passion, active in the square field surface that promotes motherland tradition culture, producing the more than heat of the setting sun. More than sex is dissocial, lazy at fawn on, also not be good at angle fame and gain. Outside making a picture except with great concentration, only poem of old system of be fond of, also write some of essay occasionally. Picture bear domestic discipline exercised by the head of a feudal household, circulate up to now about more than 2000 domestic and international; A poem of eight lines more than 3000; The essay is not much, publish on newspapers and periodicals mostly.
1997 winter, discourse on an academic subject to American san Francisco on invitation, hold the associated art exhibition with grandfather at the same time, get local government and China are stationed in the high recognition of san Francisco consul general and all circles personage, obtain complete beauty to teach committee to award " the home that draws emperor " title. In addition the honorary letter that still obtains Nanhai art center to issue.
have " old person of my grandfather white stone " , " Qi Fo comes poetic picture is chosen " , " Buddha Lai Yin is careless " poem of income old system more than 3000, biography brief already income " big dictionary of home of Chinese contemporary painting and calligraphy " , " world blue book " wait for a book. Died in Beijing on August 16, 2004.