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Frontiers in Art Research, 2023, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2023.050110.

New Change and Causes in Lesser Seal Script in the Later Years of Wu Changshuo


Liu Shuyang

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Liu Shuyang

Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, 400053, China


This paper compares Wu Changshuo's early and mid-period calligraphic works by analyzing his subtle way of using brushstrokes, taking his lesser seal script work The Record of Repairing Xu Tang in Zhenze made at the age of sixty-six as an example. By analyzing Wu Changshuo's late year lesser seal script, this paper describes features and changes in different periods. It also focuses on the late year lesser seal script works by sorting and summarizing, and analyzes new changes of work characteristics in his later years. The case study of Wu Changshuo's The Record of Repairing Xu Tang in Zhenze provides a new perspective and undoubtedly has an important theoretical guidance and practical enlightenment for the development of contemporary lesser seal script styles.


Wu Changshuo, The Record of Repairing Xu Tang in Zhenze, Lesser seal script style, Ccauses

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Liu Shuyang. New Change and Causes in Lesser Seal Script in the Later Years of Wu Changshuo. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 1: 47-51. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.050110.


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