Zhang Yuan's birth and death are unknown, but he was active in the late Yuan and early Ming dynasties. A native of Wuxing, Zhejiang, his courtesy name is Zijing and his nickname is Meng Gu. Keep the Tao and live in poverty, live in seclusion and not be an official. He was friendly with Shen Zhou, the master of landscape painting of the Wu School at that time. Gongshu is based on the character Su Shi. "Historical Records" records: "Yuan Xingkai's large-scale jade bureau is graceful and graceful."


Five-Character Ancient Poetry, Paper, 27.4X52.7cm, Collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing