Wang Guan 汪关 (c1575-1631)
The Chinese seal artist Wang Guan was born in Xi County, Anhui Province. His original name was Wang Dongyang but he changed it after acquiring a Han Dynasty bronze seal with the inscription “Wang Guan.” He was noted for using “fine, delicate strokes” and his style “had a profound influence on later generations.”
- Pinyin: Wāng Guān
- Wade-Giles: Wang-kuan
- Also known as: Dongyang; Gaoshu; Yinzi
Seals shown are not to scale.