Zhao Mengfu

The Chinese artist Zhao Mengfu 趙孟頫 (1254-1322) was a famous calligrapher, painter, and official of the Yuan Dynasty (1260-1368 CE) although he also carved seals. He wrote “The Preface to Seal History,” an early work on seals.

For more information see his Wikipedia entry.

  • Pinyin: Zhào Mèngf[u]
  • Wade-Giles: Chao Meng-fu
A painting by Zhao Mengfu. From the internet.

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