Chinese Rubbings Collection

Xuan mi ta bei ; Tang Dada fa shi xuan mi ta bei

Creator/Contributor:
Liu, Gongquan, 778-865, Chinese, creator, calligrapher
Pei, Xiu, active in 9th century, Chinese, creator, author
Horikoshi, Yoshihiro, Japanese, associated name, donor
Creation Date:
1875-1911
Description:
Rubbing from stele of "Xuan mi ta bei" -- the tombstone of Dada fa shi (a Buddhist monk buried on 10th day of 10th mo. of 3rd yr. of Longshuo, Tang Dynasty, 663). Inscription written by Pei Xiu (an official active in Tang Dynasty, 618-907), calligraphy by Liu Gongquan (778-865, a calligrapher active in Tang Dynasty, 618-907), engraved by Shao Jianhe and Shao Jianchu (the brothers active in Tang Dynasty, 618-907).
Extent:
232 x 114 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
calligraphy
models (representations)
stele (archaeology)
tombstones
Buddhist monks
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1989, v. 31, p. 90. ; Zeng bu jiao bei sui bi, 1981, p. 642-643. ; Shan ben bei tie lu, 1984, p. 153.
General note: Script style: zheng shu. ; Ta pian, folded, not mounted, 1 leaf, 32cm. ; Stele currently located in Xi'an bei lin, Shaanxi Province, China. ; For other information, please refer to HOLLIS number: 9692336
Historical: Stele date: 28th day of 12th mo. of 1st yr. of Huichang, Tang Dynasty (841).
Repository:
Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork295019/urn-3:FHCL:10752044/catalog
Record ID:
W295019_urn-3:FHCL:10752044