Wu Zi-Shen (1893-1972), born Wu Hua-Yuan, was born in Suzhou of China’s Jiangsu Province. Wu studied fine arts in Japan, and was known for investing a large sum of money in the creation of the Suzhou Academy of Fine Arts and serving as a professor and chancellor there. His works were heavily influenced by the art of Dong Yuan, Dong Qichang, Wen Tong, and Mi Fu, and he specialized in landscapes and bamboo painting. Wu Zi-Shen, along with Wu Zheng, Wu Hufan, and Wu Guandai, are known as “The Four Wus of Jiangnan”, and he also shares the joint title of “3 Wus, 1 Feng”with Wu Zheng, Wu Hufan, and Feng Chaoran. In 1966, Wu was invited by Zhang Daqian to teach in the Chinese Painting department of the National Taiwan University of Arts. He then moved to Indonesia in 1972, where he spent the last days of his life.