From: China | Xi'an

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 86-3-4
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China | Xi'an
Period Early 20th Century
Date Made 1900-1912
Section Asian
Materials Ink | Rice Paper
Technique Rubbing
Iconography Tang Taizong Horse | Shifachi

Large sheet of white paper with image in black of Shifachi (什伐赤) one of the six horses Emperor Taizong created for his mausoleum, Zhaoling. Border of stepped stone at all edges. Ink on rice paper. Unmounted. Plain border with central horse: galloping. Paintings like these are not actually rubbings and were instead made with stencils and blown ink.

Credit Line Gift of Dr. Oswald A. Holzer, 1986

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