Xu Rong

A painting by Xu Rong. From the internet.

Xu Rong 許容 (1635-1693) was born in Rugao, Jiangsu Province. In his seal carving he “emphasized the style of script composition and sometimes had very unique effects. His influence was concentrated mainly in the Rugao area. Together with Tong Changling and Huang Xueqi in later years, his style was known as the ‘School of Rugao’ by later generations.”

  • Pinyin: Xŭ Róng
  • Also known as: Mu Gong; Shi Fu
  • Affiliation: Rugao School

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