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The axis of Zhang Yun's Monk Costume, 40 years of Emperor Qianlong's reign in Qing Dynasty (1775), Xu Hao's painting, silk, color, 61.2 cm in length and 43.2 cm in transverse.
On the lower right side of the picture, the sub-office reads, "In the autumn of the second year, Xu Hao wrote." Xiajun "Qi" and "Feng" Pearl printing. "Yiwei" is the forty years of Qianlong in Qing Dynasty (1775). At the top of this picture, there is a praise of Zhang Yun's self-inscription. At the end, it says, "Gan Bai Zhang Yun's self-inscription." Zuo Jun's "Seal of Zhang Yun" and "Seal of Sheng Yin" are printed on two sides, and the first one is "Seal of Giving Jintang".
This picture is a portrait painted by Xu Hao for fellow painter Zhang Yun. The picture shows a bust of the old man, his hands in his sleeves, dressed in monk's clothes, with no hair on his head, white beard, eyesight flat, and a serene and solemn manner.
It is a meticulous method of drawing. First, it is shaped with ink and dyed with multi-tone color, which makes the face of the characters have a concave and convex feeling. However, the light sense is not obvious. It is still a traditional technique of portrait painting in China. The grey and red gowns are treated by plain painting, with fine lines and expressive force. As the son of Xu Zhang, Xu Rong inherited the technique of portrait painting of "Bochen School" very well. In composition, he pursued tradition, did not set up props, and highlighted the expression of characters'faces, which could be regarded as the outstanding figure in the aftermath of "Bochen School".