Song Ziyan

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  • Died: 1760/7/3
  • Chinese/Japanese: 紫岩 (Sòng Zǐyán / Sô Shigan)

Song Ziyan was a Qing Dynasty painter.

Originally from Zhejiang province, he took up residence in Nagasaki in 1758. There, he studied with Shen Nanpin, and is said to have been particularly talented at producing bird-and-flower paintings with elements of Western realism.

Song's students included Sô Shiseki.

Song died in Nagasaki on 1760/7/3.