Qian Song (1807-1860) 錢松, Chinese seal artist

The Chinese seal artist Qian Song was one of the “Eight Masters of Xiling” and one of the “later four scholars” of the Xiling School. Zhao Zhichen wrote, “He is Ding Jing and Huang Yi rolled into one. His art surpasses that of the Ming masters like Wen Peng and He Zhen.”

  • Pinyin: Qián Sōng
  • Wade-Giles: Ch’ien Sung
  • Also known as: Naiqing; Shugai; Songru; Tielu; Xigu Waishi
  • Affiliation: Xiling/Zhejiang School

Seals shown are not to scale.

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