Chinese seal 121Chinese language chop with two red characters from top to bottom. Image is not to scale.

  • Inscription: 心畫
  • Pinyin: xin hua
  • Material: red calcite
  • Size: 1.6 x 1.1 cm.
  • Date: 2010
  • Registry: cs121

Xinhua, “traces of the heart” means the brushstrokes of the artwork on which the seal is stamped come straight from the heart of the artist. This phrase, over the years, has often been used for seals.

“Good.” —Liu Jian