Chinese Rubbings Collection

Li fo tu

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1923-1925
Description:
Rubbing of carved stone images of Buddhist votive procession (partial image). From: Gongxian Caves, Cave no. 1 ; lower western part of south wall.
Extent:
86 x 29 cm.
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
votive images
cave temples
Buddhist pilgrims
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Northern Wei
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Gong xian shi ku si (Zhongguo shi ku, v.2), 1989 . pl. 41 ; p. 242.
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/olvwork188708/urn-3:FHCL:463913/catalog
Record ID:
W188708_urn-3:FHCL:463913