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Rubbing

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Object Number:29-25-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: 20th Century
Date Made: ca. 1900
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Technique:Rubbing
Iconography:Yan Hui
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929

Description

Ink-squeeze rubbing taken from a stone stele engraved with a portrait of Yan Hui 顏回, one of the disciples of Confucius. The subject of the portrait is identified by a title in xiaozhuan (“small seal script”) calligraphy. A eulogy in four rhyming lines follows.

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