Chinese Rubbings Collection

Human figure in daily life scene: Yu diao: Ren wu qi ju tu

Creation Date:
Qing Dynasty(?)
Description:
Rubbing from jade rectangular surface featuring 8 carved human figures (in different positions, with different associated objects; probably "ba xian"-- Eight Immortals: Zhang Guo-lao, Lu Dong-bin, Cao Guo-jiu, Zhong Li-quan, Li Tie-guai, Han Xian-zi, He Xian-gu, and Lan Cai-he) in 3 sections within landscape and dwelling settings.
Extent:
22.5 x 12.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
jade
collections
stone carving
human figures
landscapes
dwellings
mythology
trees
rock
male figures
female figures
plants
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Tao zhai gu yu tu (in Gu yu tu ji hui kan, Na Zhiliang ed., 1978). ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
General note: G-41 (22.5 x 12.5 cm), G-42 (21.5 x 18 cm), G-43 (21 x 19 cm) are duplicate copies.
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (1861-1911).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork278492/urn-3:FHCL:546120/catalog
Record ID:
W278492_urn-3:FHCL:546120