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.

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