In Emperor Shunzhi seven years (1650), Zhou Lianggong asked Chen Hongshou for paintings by the way to Hangzhou. Although they have 30 years’ friendship, Chen Hongshou refused his claim. What is surprising was that Chen Hongshou painted for Zhou Lianggong in hurry the next year when he had no fixed abode. In the past scholars thought that Chen Hongshou knew his result, so that he painted for his dear friends. This paper started from the cause of Chen Hongshou’s death and the identity of Zhou Lianggong to analyze the reason. This paper explained that this behavior was to ask for help.