Sun Shihao, born on May 27, 1895 and in Lixian County, is a famous painter in China. In 1919, he went to France to study with Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiaoping, Xu Teli, He Changgong, Yun Daiying and Luo Ning. He studied painting in école nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris with Xu Beihong. Three years later, he went to Belgium to further his study and stayed in Belgium for seven years. At that time, he became very famous and held art exhibitions in Belgium, France and Germany. In 1929, he refused the love from the princess of Belgium and came back to China. From then on, he worked in Nanjing National Central University, Kaifeng No. 1 Teachers University, Changsha Keqiang University, Hunan University, and Central China Teachers University. He created many excellent paintings and won great reputation in the artistic circle. In 1977, he died at the age of 82.
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Translator: Li Haijun