Calligraphy Teacher

Calligraphy Teacher

90 year-old teacher of calligraphy Lu Fu at a school for the aged in Shanghai (1986).

Calligraphy is a highly regarded art form and is practised by most of the population. The drawing of the characters follows a set series of rules on the order and shape of each stroke but this still leaves scope for a great deal of individuality.

The works of master calligraphers is highly prized.

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Province: Shanghai Date: 1986 Copyright: © SACU