Sha Menghai (1900-1992) 沙孟海, Chinese seal artist

The Chinese seal artist Sha Menghai was born Shi Wenruo in Sha village in Yinxian, Ningbo. He was a professor at the National Zhongshan University (from 1929), National Zhejiang University (from 1949), and China Academy of Art (from 1963). Widely regarded as the best of modern Chinese calligraphers. He also was a master of Chinese seal carving, a theoretician of traditional Chinese art, and a master of Shanghai School art. Sha Wenhan is his brother.

  • Pinyin: Shā Mènghai
  • Also known as: Shi Wenruo (沙文若)

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