Zheng Qian

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  • Born: 685
  • Died: 764
  • Chinese/Japanese: (Zhèng Qián / Tei Ken)

Zheng Qian was a Chinese painter, associated with the origin of the term "Three Perfections," referring to the unity of painting, poetry, and calligraphy.

The term is said to have been coined by the emperor at that time, upon viewing one of Zheng Qian's painting.