Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele of classical text Thousand Character Essay in cursive style ; Qian zi wen ; Zhiyong zhen cao qian wen ; Zhiyong zhen cao qian zi wen guan zhong ban ; Shi Zhiyong zhen cao qian zi wen ; Zhen cao Qian zi wen (shang)

Creator/Contributor:
Wang Xizhi, 321-379, Chinese, associated name, associated name
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing from upper part of stele of classical text Qian zi wen (Thousand Character Essay). Inscription in 2 styles of script: cao shu and kai shu, in parallel lines. Calligraphy by Buddhist monk Shi Zhiyong (acive between Chen and Sui Dynasty; 7th. generation of Wang Xizhi, 321-379). Stele engraved by Xue Sichang.
Extent:
179 x 84 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
calligraphy
Chinese classics
education
Buddhist monks
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Chen Dynasty
Northern Song (960-1127)
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 27. ; Zhongguo mei shu quan ji, shu fa zhuan ke bian, 1989, v. 3, pl. 1. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 25. ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 1076. (Zhiyong)
General note: Script style: cao shu and kai shu. ; Rubbing edition: also called Guanzhong ben. ; Original stele lost. Rubbing from a reproduction of later date.
Historical: Stele date: 11th. day of 2nd. mo. of 3rd. yr. of Daguan, Northern Song (1109).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork277379/urn-3:FHCL:1065262/catalog
Record ID:
W277379_urn-3:FHCL:1065262