Hsiao I Seizes the Lan-t'ing Calligraphy

Notes

TAIWAN, CHINESE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM PTG; Section 1; opc 7.890; Hsiao I chuan Lan-t'ing t'u; ARTIST; Yen Li-pen (died. 673); PERIOD; T'ang 618-906; T9-1; MATTER; MATERIAL Ink and color on silk; FORMAT Handscroll (3 sections) Pictorial 10 13/16 in. x 25 1/2; Callig. 10 13/16 in. x 93 11/16; SEALS 27; INSCRIPTION; COLOPHON Yes (i) A not dated (i) B 1192 (i) C 1475 (i) D - 1731 (not photo'd); REMARKS Pictorial 27.4 cm. x 64.7 cm.; Callig. - 27.4 cm. x 238 cm.; * Hsiao I was a T'ang dynasty official sent by T'ang T'ai-tsung (the first T'ang emperor) to find the famous calligraphy by Wang Hsi-chih (307 - 365) which he wrote on the occasion of a famous gathering of friends at the Lan (orchid) Pavilion.; G SHU HUA LU # THI 225(105); ARCHIVE #2604-2611 (5 color slides)

Cataloger Notes

010457

Photo Collection Box
Image Source

Columbia University Department of Art History and Archaeology Photograph Collection, digitized with support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Digitized Date
2022