Sha Menghai

Sha Menghai


The seal "Infinite Scenery on Perilous Peak" by Sha Menghai


Sha Menghai (1900-1992), whose given name was Wenruo, was widely known for his style name Menghai. Born in Yinxian County, Zhejiang Province, Sha was a renowned scholar and poet. He was good at calligraphy in all styles of character; his calligraphy works are steady, lush and magnificent, making him a leader of world calligraphy circle. He can also engrave seals, and had fine study of epigraphy and archaeology. Sha was elected the forth president of Society in 1979.