Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele with annotations to Book of Filial Piety (1): Xiao jing xu: Xiao jing: Xiao jing xu yu zhi xu bing zhu ji shu: Da Tang Kaiyuan Tianbao sheng wen shen wu huang di zhu Xiao jing tai: Shi tai xiao jing (di yi shi) (1): A= top of image

Creator/Contributor:
Tang Xuanzong Emperor of China, r. 715-756, Chinese, creator, calligrapher
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing from stele with annotations and preface to a classic Confucian text on filial piety (Xiao jing, Book of Filial Piety). Annotations and preface written and calligraphy by Li Longji (685-762), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty, reign 715-756.
Extent:
299 x 118 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
Chinese classics
Confucianism
emperors
notes
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 87, p. 1-12. ; Guan zhong jin shi ji, v. 3, p. 10. ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 22. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 2, v. 12, v. 13, p. 1215-1438. (full rubbing and all sections) ; Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 25, p. 83. ; Shannxi gu dai shi ke yi shu, 1995, p. 180. ; Zhongguo mei shu quan ji, shu fa zhuan ke bian, 1989, v. 3, pl. 77, p. 169, p. 44. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 182. ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 390. (Li Longji)
General note: Script style: li shu. ; Stele is one side of a platform. All 4 sides engraved. Stele originally located in Tai xue (Imperial College) in Changan (current Xi'an); moved to Shang shu sheng (Minister Office) in 1st. yr. of Yuanyou, Northern Song Dynasty (904) and then to current location of Xi'an bei lin.
Historical: Stele date: 9th. mo. of 4th. yr. of Tianbao, Tang (745).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork277046/urn-3:FHCL:1143870/catalog
Record ID:
W277046_urn-3:FHCL:1143870