萧云从的画镂版传世的有以人物为主的《离骚图》64幅和以山水为主的《太平山水图》43幅。当时太平府所辖的当涂、芜湖一带，跟他学画的人很多。其中有他的弟弟萧云倩、儿子萧一 ，侄子萧一荐、萧一箕，犹子萧一芸，还有画友陈延、孙逸、韩涛、方兆曾、释海涛 、王履瑞、施长春等数十人。尤其是自成一派的“海阳四大家”之中的释渐江、孙逸二位著名画家，也都向他求教过画艺，当时萧云从被他们尊为画派的始祖。
Xiaoyun from (1596 ~ 1673), the word foot wood, the lake in the elderly, no boring Road, meditation. Anhui Wuhu, Wuhu famous late Ming and early Qing Dynasty painter, the founder of Gushu school.
Young and studious, Atsushi painting, summer and winter do not waste. Ming Chongzhen eleven years (1638) and the younger brother of the cloud to join the Fu Society, the next year for the deputy tribute students. Into the Qing Shi Shi, behind closed doors reading poetry painting, or travel mountains and rivers. Good landscape painting Shuishu, and workers, and Sun Yi.
Early "Qiushan travel map volume", painted "Taipingshan water" 43, and "closed-door quotas", "West Gate instrument map", "Akiyama visit friends map", "Jiangshan tour map", " One yuan map "," deep valley volume "," Cui Xiao poetic volume "and so on. Qing Emperor Kangxi reign (1662) rebuilt Taibailou, painting Kuanglu, Emei, Tai Dai, Heng Yue four famous mountains, and on the 7th, then must pen. In his later years to get to know the blacksmith soup Tianchi, to guide the Tang to iron painting. Author of "Plum Hall posthumous manuscripts", after Huang Cheng compiled "Xiao, Tang Erlao poem co-edited", painting the National Palace Museum, Anhui Province Museum collection.
His father Xiao Shen Yu, for the Ming Dynasty to drink the VIP, understand painting. Cloud from the child and studious, "Atsushi painted things, not cold and heat waste." In 1638 the cloud from the younger brother and Qian Yun, joined the complex society, echoed with the Donglin party, with Wei Zhongxian Yandang Ma Shiying, Ruan Dacheng and other struggles. In 1644, the Ming court demise. In 1645 the Qing army captured Yangzhou, March occupation of Wuhu; worried about the country broken home, neither Shiming, this more reluctant to cooperate with the Qing, or closed-door reading poetry painting, or travel mountains and rivers, poetry talent, . Poems inherited Du Fu, more than that when things are worrying, vigorous and unrestrained, phonological sonorous, author of "easy to save", "rhyme", "Du law fine" and so on. His poems in his poems are painted with poems, accompanied by handsome chic, casual and beautiful calligraphy, to achieve the unity of poetry and calligraphy three harmonious realm, known as the "god".
At the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning of Qing Dynasty, there was a Qifengduixuu painting school in the Chinese painting circle. This is the "Gushu Painting School" in the name of the seat of the Taiping Government Office. The founder of this school Xiao Yun from the word, wood feet, meditation, but also in the lake fisherman, no boring Road, the East China Sea Xiao Sheng, Zhongshan elderly and so on. His junior expedition negative, until the age of 44 before the test Chongzhen tribute. After entering the Qing Dynasty, refused to be an official, long-term closed-door study, or roaming the Yangtze River, or stop famous mountains and rivers, engaged in poetry, calligraphy and painting creative activities. His paintings beginner Ni Yunlin, Huang Kung-wang, put pen in his later years, then as "clear Shaohua, ink refreshing" and unique Gu school.
Xiaoyun from the painting engraved version of the handed down to the figures of the "Lisao map" 64 and the landscape-based "Taiping Mountain" 43. Tai Ping Fu was under the jurisdiction of Dangtu, Wuhu area, with him to learn a lot of people painting. Among them are his brother Xiao Yunqian, son Xiao Yi, nephew Xiao a recommend, Xiao Yiji, still child Xiao Yiyun, as well as painting friends Chen Yan, Sun Yi, Han Tao, Fang Zhaoceng, Xie Haitao, Wang Lurui, Shi Changchun dozens of people . Especially the self-contained "Haiyang four" among the release Jiang, Sun Yi two famous painter, also asked him to ask for art, then Xiaoyun from their ancestors as a painting school.
Qing Shunzhi five years (1648), Xiao Yun from the creation of the "Taipingshan water" 43, is his outstanding works, but also a painting of the representative works. This creation is his painting should be drawn and Zhang Wanxuan. Zhang Wan-election in the book "order", said: "This is the right amount of reason to move to the north, the mountains Mian Miao, Yao Ji, For the hardships, years of driving, good travel is no longer, then belong to Lake Xiao Xizhi wood, for the summary of the Taiping Mountains of the winner, drawing to send. "Xiao Yun Zhang Wan-election from the views of the creation of this scroll, The right of the left, right, grass, Li and other calligraphy inscriptions marked Tang imitation of the 36 ink techniques composition, each picture are entitled ancient poet of a poem to the three combined to form a scroll . Zhang Wanxuan read Xiao Yun from the picture after the deep emotion, said: "I saw a roll, such as see the birds cry, such as the smell of flowers, such as mountains and rivers around the map, such as pool pavilion pavilion infiltration eyeful, I am in the hills and gullies, 讵 said not? "Can be described as" Xiao child painted wonderful world. "
In this 43 "Taipingshan water", including "Taiping landscape full map" 1, when the landscape 15, Wuhu water 14, Fanchang water 13. Its first "Taiping landscape full map", both like the preface of this book, but also like a panoramic view of the Pacific Horizon, hard work. According to the order of the picture, it is followed by one "Aoyama", two "Dongtian", three "Quarry", four "Niuzhu", five "Wangfu Mountain", six "Huangshan", seven "Tianmen Mountain" "," Nine "Jingshan", ten "Nepal", eleven "Longshan", twelve "Wangwangsan", thirteen "lingxue mountain", fourteen "brown mountain", fifteen "yangjiadu". In these works, Xiaoyun from the use of the ancients of the painting, the title of the ancients poem, painting at the time of the natural landscape, in the composition of the characteristics and arrangement of the dotted with a unique style. Such as "quarrying" map, Xiaoyun from the right side of the frame with the text and can be the "Shu Road map" fold wrinkled law painted Tsui Luoshan, saw Taibai House stands in the mountains, mountain Wansong forest, Breeze Pavilion, one in the Pavilion of Yuanwang, two people walking in the ground, another person sitting in the Rocky Rocky head to enjoy the monstrous waves, windsurfing piece of the Yangtze River scenery, this place is Li Bai drinking moon. The left side of the frame is the vast Yangtze River, riverbank willow, pavilions nestled, Jiangzhong a boat from the Cuoluoshan left, it seems to send visitors back to Dangtu County, the mountains, far sails handling in the mountainside to highlight the quarry Rise of the trend. Again the title of Su's poem: "Heaven and Earth's members a few retired, immortal immortality is its tour. Rejection Chaojiu Kyuju, into two birds with phase pay." Yiming only three Qianqiu, Kaiyuan way for Slightly left. Chi's not willing to seek. West Point Taibai Heng Mindanao, eye high universal empty .Fenyang Zhong Lingjun, pediatric rooftop to sit forget .Life does not know the high general, hand dirty foot is dare Anger, a poem should be smiled Jun should be. "Reminiscent of the great poet Li Bai's life and its quarrying in the quarry.
In the 18th century, the "Taiping Mountain Water Map" spread to Japan, the Japanese painter called it "Xiaozhu wood painting spectrum", "Taiping landscape painting paste", the Japanese Southern painter Chiaki pool not only composition, ink, pen and other imitation Xiaoyun from techniques, Is the title of the font and Xiao Yun from similar. Xiao painting widely circulated in Japan, a lot of people learning, prompting the rapid development of Japan's Southern painting. Zheng Zhenduo of modern Chinese writer of the "Taipingshan water" very praised, "he said:" Tufan forty-three, all without a profound interest. Or waves Juan Shu, Yanliao transitory man; or pastoral calendar, such as blankets, towering peaks Or as a cliff thrilling trend, or write the quiet countryside of the state, probably all kinds of landscape style, all Bi Si Si, can be described as the culmination of the carry on.
Xiaoyun from the landscape of a variety of landscape paintings, in addition to the above representative, but also painted "Qianfeng Wanhe map", "Lotus Peak Gao Shitu", "West Taiwan Wailing", "Huangshan turquoise scroll", " Hidden map volume "," Akiyama travel map volume "," home to a yuan map volume "," green landscape scroll "and so on. Especially in his 13 years of Shunzhi (1656) New Year's creation of the "cloud sparse tree volume map" and "Jiangshan Sheng map volume", the content is very rich. Yuntaishan is located in the south of Jiangning County, the mountains stretches, the picture is connected to Cimul Hill, Ma On Shan, Baibi Mountain, Wang Fu Shan, Tsui Luoshan mountains, Xiaoyun from the depiction of this area landscape, it is his long-term living in this area in-depth Observe the results of natural scenery. From the left and right, from the mountains, Maolin Xiuzhu start, and then cleverly depicts the temple, market town, bamboo fence, cottage, boat, trip, and finally to the vast smoke Lan end, mountain ring around the river, It is known Ma On Shan, quarry area of painting. The point of King on the screen characters, there are three two gossip, a hurry to drive a donkey, a woodcutter firewood, a fiber pull boat, all vivid and natural, full of the breath of life that era. Xiao Yun from the Ma On Shan area in addition to the scroll painting, but also the Taiping prefect Hu Jiying invitation for the Cai Shiji Taibai Lou draw "Emei smoke, Huayue pine, Kuanglu falls, Qin Dai Xu" four famous frescoes, so that "Mountain wins" "Immortal soul Yau deposit." When Xiaoyun from the completion of the murals, immediately caused a sensation, writers and writers come in a throng, endless praise.