WANG Xizhi (Wang Xizhī 王羲之)

Fatima WU

Calligraphy by Wang Xizhi, father and first teacher of master calligrapher Wang Xianzhi. Father and son were called the “two Wangs” of this revered Chinese art form.

Wang Xizhi ???, referred to as the “Saint of Calligraphy” in China, was the author of the famous Lantingjixu ???? or Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering. A rare talent who was adept to almost all calligraphic styles, Wang was an inspiration to past….

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