The decade of the 1040s in art involved some significant events.
1040s in art Wikipedia
Xu Daoning paints Fishermen's Evening Song 10491049: Li Gonglin – Chinese painter, civil officer and archaeologist in the Northern Song Dynasty (died 1106)
1047: Cai Jing - Chinese government official and calligrapher (died 1126)
1045: Huang Tingjian – Chinese calligrapher, painter, and poet, one of the Four masters of the Song Dynasty (died 1105)