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Sun Guoting [Sun Kuo-t’ing; zi Qianli]locked

(fl c. ad 687).
  • Roger Goepper


Chinese calligrapher, theorist and scholar–official. The only reliable source about his life is a memorial text by his friend, the poet Chen Zi’ang (ad 656–95), which reports that Sun lived in poor circumstances and died young. It is known that he served in minor positions at the court of the Tang empress Wu (...

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