Largest professional oil painting by a single artist
National Water Museum of China, Li Hangyu
141.30 square metre(s)
China (Hangzhou)

The largest professional oil painting by a single artist is 141.30 m² (1,520.94 ft²) and was achieved by Li Hangyu and commissioned by National Water Museum of China (both China) in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, on 21 July 2020.

The painting shows the main water projects across China and the applicant took over 5 months to finish.

The content of painting starts with the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, and follows by the Yellow river, Yangtze river, Pearl river, Haihe river, Huaihe river, Taihu lake, before finally reaching Qiantang river in the East China sea. The painting also displays the Three Gorges Dam and a large number of other large-scale water conservancy projects.