Chinese Rubbings Collection

Zhuan shu Qian Zi Wen bei ce wen yang

Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing from arabesque decorative motifs, floral designs and animal designs on borders of stele, the stele of classical text Qian zi wen (Thousand Character Essay).
Extent:
230 x 32 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
borders
plantations
floral decorations
stele (archaeology)
Animals mythical
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Northern Song (960-1127)
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Chavannes, Ed. Mission Archaeologique dan la chine septentrionale ; vol. 10 pl. no. 1007. ; Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 124, p. 9-11. ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 25. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 3, v. 25, p. 2546-2610. (Zhuan shu qian zhi wen bing xu) (full rubbing and all sections) ; Shannxi gu dai shi ke yi shu, 1995, p. 199. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 828. (Zhuan shu qian zhi wen bei) ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 717 (Meng Ying) ; Zhongguo mei shu jia ren ming ci dian, 1981, p. 1251. (Meng Ying)
General note: The stele of classical text Qian zi wen (Thousand Character Essay). Calligraphy by Buddhist monk Mengying in zhuan shu. Each character with annotations in li shu written by Yuan Zhengyi. Stele engraved by An Renzuo (An Zuo) and dedicated by Wu Tingzuo. ; Also in collection: C-78 (VIA record: 304246; Hollis record: 9797896); C-79 (VIA record: 277265; Hollis record: 9744685).
Historical: Stele date: 3rd. yr. of Qiande, Northern Song Dynasty (965).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork298236/urn-3:FHCL:957830/catalog
Record ID:
W298236_urn-3:FHCL:957830