Chinese Rubbings Collection

Liang Peiren zao xiang ji

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1923-1925
Description:
Inscription from Sakyamuni votive image dedicated by Liang Peiren.
Extent:
52 x 28 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
votive images
Buddhas
cave temples
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Sui Dynasty
Minguo
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Ryumon sekkutsu no kenkyu, 1941. p. 342.
General note: Longmen Grottoes: Buddhist Cave Temples distributed on the cliffs along the banks of Yihe river, 13 kilometers south of Luoyang City, Henan Province. The carving work on the first cave at Longmen was already began when Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei Dynasty moved the capital to Luoyang in 495. Construction on caves had been carrying on for more than 500 years, during Western Wei, Eastern Wei, Northern Qi, Sui,Tang and Five Dynasties. Thus formed a scale of more than 2,000 caves and niches, over 100,000 images on 1-kilometer cliffs from south to north on the two hills of Yique. ; Binyang nan dong (Binyang south Cave), Longmen Shiku, Luoyang, Henan Sheng, Zhongguo. ; Inscription: 64 characters.
Historical: Daye 12 nian, 7 yue 15 ri (616 AD).
Inscription: Inscription: Da ye shi er nian qi yue shi wu ri.....
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork188704/urn-3:FHCL:463912/catalog
Record ID:
W188704_urn-3:FHCL:463912