Chinese Rubbings Collection

Wu fo zhi er: Di wu ku nan bi men mei shang fu diao wu fo zhi er

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1923-1925
Description:
Rubbing from relief sculpture of a sitting Buddha. From: Gongxian Cave 5, Lintel of decorative framework, south wall.
Extent:
42 x 27.5 cm ; 42 x 27.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Buddhism
cave temples
Buddhas
seating
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Northern Wei
Eastern Wei
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
relief
Places:
Gong Xian Caves, Gong Xian, Henan, China
Notes:
Citation/references: Gong Xian shi ku si (Zhongguo shi ku, v.2), 1989. f. 35, p. 270. ; Gong Xian shi ku si, 1963, pl. 316, p. 161.
General note: Gongxian cave temples: a set of 5 Buddhist grottoes (dated between 517-539), located 8 kms north of Gongxian (midway between Luoyang and Zhengzhou), Henan province. ; Rubbing of a Buddha image of a set of 5 Buddhas appearing on the lintel of a doorway.
Historical: Cave 5 date: from 4th yr. of Xiaochang, Northern Wei (528) to 2nd yr. of Yuenxiang, Eastern Wei (539).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork283644/urn-3:FHCL:514108/catalog
Record ID:
W283644_urn-3:FHCL:514108