Poetry in the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) is an unparalleled system and reaches its pinnacle in the development of the poem. Its great value consists of an ideal combination of thoughts and art. Li Bai and Du Fu are considered two superstar Tang Poets.

Du Fu

Jiaxun Benjamin Wu
Image in the Public Domain

There are no contemporaneous portraits of Du Fu; this is a later artist's impression.

Toasting the Moon with a Wine

Painting of Li Bai