Xuan mi ta bei: Dada fa shi xuan mi ta bei: Dada fa shi bei: Yuan mi ta bei: A= top of image
- Liu, Gongquan, 778-865, creator, calligrapher
- Creation Date:
- Late 19th century?
- Rubbing from stele dedicated to Duan Fu (Dada fa shi), Buddhist priest , d. 807. Text written by Pei Xiu ; calligraphy by Liu Gongquan.
- 245 x 117 cm.
- No linguistic content
- Digital Format:
- Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
- Style Period:
Rubbing made on rice paper and mounted on heavier, coarse rice paper
- Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 24. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 3, v. 21, 22 and 23, p. 2140-2367. (full rubbing and all sections) ; Zhongguo shu fa quan ji, 1993. v. 27, p. 216-217. Pl. 1, 51.
General note: Stele created in 1st yr. of Huichang , Tang dynasty (841) . 386 x 120 cm. ; 18 columns of text, each containing 54 characters (total 972 characters). Stele originally on site of stupa (Xuan mi) containing ashes of Duan Fu. ; Script style: kai shu
Historical: Earliest rubbings created from this stele made in Song dynasty.
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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