Chinese Rubbings Collection

Yan shi jia miao bei (bei yin): Yan jia miao bei: Yan Weizhen miao bei: Si mian bei: B= middle

Creator/Contributor:
Yan Zhenqing, 709-785, creator, calligrapher
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing of inscription from a stele recording family history of Yan Zhenqing (709-785), famous calligrapher in Tang Dynasty. Inscription text and calligraphy written by Yan Zhenqing in memory of his father Yan Weizhen.
Extent:
236 x 123 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
families
calligraphy
temples
shrines
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
General note: C-40 is a duplicate copy.
Citation/references: Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 101, p. 23-45. ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 23. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 2, v. 17, v. 18, p. 1768-1965. (full rubbing and all sections) ; Shannxi gu dai shi ke yi shu, 1995, p. 186. (Yan shi jia miao bei) ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 923. (Yan jia miao bei) (Yan Zhenqing) ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 1495. (Yan Zhenqing); p. 1496. (Yan Weizhen)
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; Stele engraved 4 sides.
Historical: Stele date: 1st. day of 7th. mo. of 1st. yr. of Jianzhong, Tang (780).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork277065/urn-3:FHCL:1166861/catalog
Record ID:
W277065_urn-3:FHCL:1166861