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Stele with Tao Gu's preface to Zhang Zhongxun's copy of "Biographies of Eminent Monks" in running script and heading in seal script 《張仲荀抄高僧傳序碑》

Catalog Data

Calligrapher:
Mengying 夢英 (mid- to late 10th century)  Search this
Heading by Guo Zhongshu (傳)郭忠恕 (910-977)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 147.2 x 79 cm (57 15/16 x 31 1/8 in)
Type:
Rubbing
Origin:
China
Date:
inscription: late 10th century; rubbing: 20th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Provenance:
To ?
Peking University, Beijing, China. [1]
From 1976
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Peking University, Beijing, China. [2]
Notes:
[1] According to the Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record, this rubbing was donated by Peking University, Beijing, China at an undetermined date.
[2] According to Kate Theimer’s note from June 6, 1995, “This rubbing appears to have been given by the Peking University to the Freer Gallery of Art at an undetermined date prior to 1976. It was transferred from the Library to the permanent collection in 1976.”
Also see object file, and the Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Chinese Calligraphy and Ceramics (April 18, 1977 to April 8, 1978)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Previous custodian or owner:
Peking University
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
seal script  Search this
running script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Peking University
Accession Number:
F1976.36.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c5040af1-60c7-46ca-b0d0-ffe2cc3a2a90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1976.36.1