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Untitled [dancing performance]

ca. 25-200 (rubbing made in 20th century)
1st/20th century
460 x 420 mm (18.1 x 16.5 in.)


Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Relief rubbing from brick and tile
Edition: Rubbing from a relief image on brick and tile on a later Han Dynasty tomb
Marks: Inscribed: “Dancing Performance. This is a rubbing from the picture brick of Han dynasty excavated from Ch’eng-tu of Szechwan Province. Coll. stamp: Huan, Hsi-ch’eng” (transcription translated by Mr. Wei-ping Wu, Wesleyan faculty, 1961)
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: The original was from Chentu, Ting chia yao tien
Bibliography: See Richard C. Rudolph in collaboration with Wen Yu, Han Tomb Art of West China: A Collection of First and Second Century Reliefs (University of California Press, 1951), p. 32, no. 77.
Credit Line: Unrecorded source, before 1961
Accession Number: 1961.39.1

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  • China - TGN 1000111
  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • music - The art concerned with the combining of vocal or instrumental sounds in measured time to communicate emotions, ideas, or states of mind, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony. [January 1995 scope note added. December 1991 related term added; related term added.]
  • Sichuan - TGN 7002087

  • sheet Dimensions: 460 x 420 mm (18.1 x 16.5 in.)

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