Chinese Rubbings Collection

Zhang Xu Qian zi wen (yi) (1): Zhang Xu duan qian wen: Duan qian zi wen: Kuang cao qian zi

Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing from stele of classical text Qian zi wen (Thousand Character Essay). Calligraphy by Zhang Xu (active 710-750, best known for his Kuang--crazy cursive script) in "Cao shu" (cursive or grass) style, Tang Dynasty.
Extent:
28 x 52.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
stele (archaeology)
inscriptions
calligraphy
Chinese classics
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Places:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Notes:
Citation/references: Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 27. ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 24.
General note: Script style: cao shu.
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork285957/urn-3:FHCL:886668/catalog
Record ID:
W285957_urn-3:FHCL:886668