Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele of the Chronicle of Zuo (Zuo Zhuan, the Ancient commentary on the Chunqiu-- “Spring and Autumn Annals”) ; San ti shi jing ; Zheng shi shi jing ; Wei shi jing ; Zuo zhuan san ti shi jing

Creation Date:
early 20th. century
Description:
Inscription from Zuo zhuan, written in 3 parallel scripts representing 3 evolving forms of early Chinese characters. Rubbing from upper right section of san ti shi jing.
Extent:
112 x 62.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stelae
writing
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Wei Dynasty
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 21. ; Zhongguo mei shu quan ji--Shu fa zhuan ke bian, V.2, 1986, Pl. 7, p. 9.
General note: Script style: zhuan wen, gu wen, li shu.
Historical: 2nd yr. of Zhengshi, Six dynasties (241).
Provenance: Stele made at Tai xue, school in a southern suburb of Luoyang (Wei capital)
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork271468/urn-3:FHCL:476963/catalog
Record ID:
W271468_urn-3:FHCL:476963