Chinese Rubbings Collection

Li fo tu: Di yi ku nan bi dong bu li fo tu shang ceng

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1923-1925
Description:
Rubbing from carved image of individual(s) in Buddhist votive procession. From : Gong Xian Cave no. 1, south wall, eastern side, upper section.
Extent:
209 x 82 cm.
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Buddhism
votive images
cave temples
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Northern Wei
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Gong Xian shi ku si (from: Zhongguo shi ku, v. 2), 1989. Pl. 39.
General note: Gongxian cave temples: a set of 5 Buddhist grottoes (dated between 517-539), located 8 kms north of Gongxian (midway between Luoyang and Zhengzhou), Henan province.
Historical: Cave 1 date: 2nd yr. of Xiping - 4th yr. of Zhengguang, Northern Wei (517-523).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork177071/urn-3:FHCL:952173/catalog
Record ID:
W177071_urn-3:FHCL:952173