Chinese Rubbings Collection

Tomb epitaph of Yuan Xianjun: Wei gu chu shi yuan jun mu zhi: Yuan Xianjun mu zhi: Yuan Xianjun mu zhi ming

Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing from tomb epitaph of Yuan Xianjun. Buried on 29th. day of 2nd. mo. of 2nd. yr. of Yanchang, Northern Wei Dynasty (513). Rubbing includes a turtle shaped tombstone, epitaph from inside the turtle upper shell and a postscript written by Fu Zengxiang (1872-after 1922), scholar and officor in Qing Dynasty and Repulic China.
Extent:
103 x 196 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
turtles
tombstones
inscriptions
epitaphs
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Northern Wei
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 4, p. 7-8. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 643 (Fu Zengxiang).
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; Tombstone unearthed from Luoyang, Henan and now in Zhongguo li shi bo wu guan (Chinese History Museum in Beijing).
Historical: Tombstone date: 29th. day of 2nd. mo. of 2nd. yr. of Yanchang, Northern Wei Dynasty (513).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork272585/urn-3:FHCL:949814/catalog
Record ID:
W272585_urn-3:FHCL:949814