Wu Yin

Wu Yin


The seal "Only Fear that You don't Have 也e Ability in Petty Things"


Wu Yin (1867-1922), whose given name was previously Jinpei, was styled Shiquan and later Shiqian. With a literary name of Qianquan, Dun’an, he called his studio Zhuan Zhou Yi or Songzhu Hall. As an expert in carving and engraving, Wu was born in Shaoxing; he inherited the artistic notions of seal engraving in Qin and Han Dynasty and Zhe School in his seal works which are simple, honest, vigorous and succinct. He was particular good at drawing landscapes, flowers and birds, and can engrave inscription on monument, and was even skilled in making inkpad, and running business.