Jin Guangxian

Jin Guangxian 金光先 (1543-c1618) was born in Xiu-ning, Anhui Province. He was a student of He Zhen and was an expert at engraving bronze and jade seals, imitating the Qin and Han Dynasty styles. He grew up in a rich family, and dove into the study of seal script. He once visited Wen Peng and He Zhen, and later created a new style of carving seals.


  • Pinyin: Jīn Guāngxiān
  • Wade-Giles: Kin Guang-xian
  • Also known as: Yifu
  • Affiliation: Hui School

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