1969｜膠彩紙本 Eastern gouache on paper
He is one of the most important artists of Taiwan’s Japanese Colonial Period, and also a pioneer of Taiwanese glue painting. While the 1st Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition held in 1927, Guo Hsueh-Hu, Chen Chin, and Lin Yu-Shan were the only three Taiwanese artists selected into the exhibition. Therefore, they received a name called “Three Youngsters.” In particular, Guo Hsueh-Hu is the youngest among three of them, and is the only one who learned to paint by himself.
On January 22, 2008, Guo Hsueh-Hu received the 27th Executive Yuan Cultural Award by the age of 99.