Chinese Rubbings Collection

Fo xiang: Di wu ku bei bi fo kan nei fo xiang (zhong)

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1923-1925
Description:
Rubbing from relief sculpture of 5 Buddhist figures (1 sitting Buddha in the center, 2 attending Bodhisattvas and 2 monks.) From: Gongxian Cave 5, in 2nd. niche of north wall.
Extent:
29 x 43 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Buddhism
cave temples
Buddhas
niches
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. pl. 198. ; Gong Xian shi ku si, 1963, pl. 342, p. 174.
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.
Historical: Cave 5 date: from 1st. yr. of Yongan (Northern Wei), to 2nd yr. of Yuanxiang, Eastern Wei (528-539).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork283691/urn-3:FHCL:514111/catalog
Record ID:
W283691_urn-3:FHCL:514111