Prof Yu is the 38. generation to master this art. During his childhood he studied the different styles of calligraphy with none other than the esteemed Wang Ling He, who himself was an illustrious member of the Imperial Academy as well as Emperor Guang Xu’s teacher.
Prof. Yu is also well-known abroad; he has held a succession of exhibitions in Asia and Europe.
His works are not only collected by the Guimet and Cernuski Museum in Paris, but also by President Chirac and the former presidents Giscard d’Estaing, Mitterrand, George Bush and Prince and Princess Mikasa of Japan.
His works are on display in Beijing at the Kempinski Hotel, Hilton Hotel and for a more exclusive circle in the Presidential Suite in the St. Regis Hotel.