WANG Xianzhi (Wáng Xiànzhī 王献之)

Fatima WU

Wang Xianzhi created a unique style of calligraphy, yibishu, in which the characters were connected in one flowing brushstroke.

Wang Xianzhi ???, the youngest of Wang Xizhi’s ??? seven sons, was the only male in the family to follow in his father’s footsteps as a calligrapher. But the style Xianzhi created, called yibishu ???, or one-stroke writing, was unique and difficult to match, and it eventually elevated him beyond his father’s….

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