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Wang Xizhi is a famous Chinese Calligraphy (303-361AD). His Chinese name is
王羲之. Wang was born in Linqin County in Shandong province. Wang Xizhi is said be the exemplar of the high art of Chinese calligraphy, a master of every form but particularly of the semi-cursive script. His most famous work is the "Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion" the preface of a collection of poems written by a number of poets. Below are pictures of his calligraphy writings.


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