Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele of "Chunhua ge fa tie", (Model-Letter Compendia of the Chunhua reign)-- 7th. volume: 2nd. volume of Wang Xizhi's calligraphy models ; Ge tie ; Guan tie ; Chunhua ge tie ; Chun hua fa tie ; Chunhua ge mi ge tie ; Chunhua mi ge fa tie ; Su wang fu ben Chunhua ge fa tie ; Lanzhou Chunhua ge tie ; Ming ta su fu ben ; Xi'an ben ; Guan zhong ben ; Guan fa tie ; Chunhua ge fa tie di qi (Wang Xizhi)

Wang Xizhi, 321-379, Chinese, creator, calligrapher
Creation Date:
19 th. century?
Rubbings from stele of "Chunhua ge fa tie", (Model-Letter Compendia of the Chunhua reign). Inscriptions of the 7th. volume of Chunhuage tie: Wang Xizhi shu er (2nd. volume of Wang Xizhi's calligraphy models). Copied and engraved by Fei Jiazhu in 3rd. yr. of Shunzhi, Qing Dynasty (1646). 55 calligraphy models in 23 pages of rubbings: (Numbering from Junka kakucho, 1980) Wang Xizhi (Wang Yishao / Wang Youjun, 321-379 or 303-379): 55 Model-Letter in cao shu. 244. Qiu yue tie. 245. Huan gong dang yang tie. 246. Xie guang lu tie. 247. Cu shu tie. 248. Yue ban tie. 249. Chang su tie. 250. Jing yu tie. 251. Zhi nian tie. 252. Chang feng tie. 253. Xie sheng tie. 254. Chu yue tie. 255. Shi shi tie. 256. Wu guai tie. 257. Qian cong luo tie. 258. Han qie tie. 259. Lao bi tie. 260. Huang xiang tie. 261. Yuan fu ji tie. 262. Ruan sheng tie. 263. Jun wan tie. 264. De yuan jia xing shu tie. 265. Zu xia shang ting shu ri tie. 266. Zu xia ji ku tie. 267. Chang ping tie. 268. Xiao da jia tie. 269. Xing fei bai tie. 270. De dan yang shu tie. 271. Tai chang tie. 272. Xiang yi de wan shu tie. 273. Re ri geng shen tie. 274. Xian shi wei dun tie. 275. Duo ri bu zhi wen tie. 276. Qi yi zhi tie. 277. Dang li dong tie. 278. She zi tie. 279. Fei bai tie. 280. Yue mo tie. 281. Xiang li ren ze yao tie. 282. Zuo jian jun huan tie. 283. Cheng zu xia huan lai tie. 284. Xue hou tie. 285. Hong yuan tie. 286. Sun hou jia tie. 287. Zhi jun fen zhu tie. 288. Dan fan tie. 289. Shen yi zi wei tie. 290. Wan fu du re tie. 291. Zu xia jia tie. 292. Xiao yuan zi tie. 293. Long bao tie. 294. Qing yan sui feng tie. 295. Zhu chu ren tie. 296. Ai wei shang tie. 297. Yan jing tie. 298. Qi shi da qing tie.
26.5 x 25 cm
No linguistic content
Digital Format:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
stele (archaeology)
models (representations)
wood blocks
copies (derivative objects)
Style Period:
Ming Dynasty
Northern Song (960-1127)
Eastern Jin
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 4, v. 36-42, p. 3491-4067 (Chunhua ge tie) (full rubbing and all sections). ; Zhongguo fa tie quan ji, 2002, v. 1, p. 1-28; v. 17, p. 147 (Chunhua mi ge fa tie). ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 32. ; Xi'an bei lin shi, 1998, p. 238; p. 280. ; Shannxi gu dai shi ke yi shu, 1995, p. 209 (Chunhua ge mi ge tie). ; Zhongguo shu fa quan ji, 1991, v. 18, v. 19: San guo liang Jin nan bei chao: Wang Xizhi, Wang Xianzhi. ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 116 (Wang Zhu); p. 139 (Wang Xizhi). ; Zhonghua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 591 (Chunhua ge tie); p. 135 (Wang Xizhi).
General note: Script style: cao shu. ; Rubbing from stele of Chunhua Ge Tie - a collection of calligraphic works in Northern Song Dynasty, Shunzhi edition (in 143 stelae). It consists of 420 calligraphic works by 103 calligraphers of various ancient Chinese dynasties. Stele is copied and engraved by Fei Jiazhu in 3rd. yr. of Shunzhi, Qing Dynasty (1646). ; This version (1646) is a reproduction of "Su wang fu ben Chun hua ge fa tie", also called "Lanzhou Chunhua ge tie", engraved by Wen Bojian under Zhu Shenyao's (Ming royal member) commission in 43rd. yr. of Wanli, Ming Dynasty (1615). ; "Chunhua Ge Tie", "Model-Letter Compendia of the Chunhua reign", the earliest known calligraphy collection of model letters. Northern Song Emperor Taizong (Zhao Jiong, r. 976-997) assigned an imperial compiler, Wang Zhu (997-1057), to select the imperial collected calligraphy masterpieces from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) to the Tang Dynasty (618-907), and engrave them on wooden plates (some recorded: stone) in 3rd. yr. of Chunhua, Northern Song Dynasty (992). 10 volumes. Original wood blocks no longer exist. Various reproductions since Northern Song Dynasty. ; C-152 (26.5 x 35.5 cm; 24 pages) is a duplicate set.
Historical: Stele date: 3rd. yr. of Shunzhi, Qing Dynasty (1646).
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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