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Huang Tingjian (1045 - 1105), calligrapher, poet, scholar-official

Shen Fu

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Chinese calligrapher, poet and scholar-official. He is regarded as the avant-garde figure of the Four Great Calligraphers of the Northern Song (960–1127), who emphasized individual expression in their work; the others are Cai xiang, Su shi and Mi Fu (see Mi, (1); see also China, §IV, 2(iv)). Huang was a calligraphy critic and an early theorist of literati painting (wenren hua; see China, §V, 4(ii)) and

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