Lao Tzu Riding an Ox to Pass by the Han Ku Kuan (a boundry pass)
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Lao Tzu Riding an Ox to Pass by the Han Ku Kuan (a boundry pass), 19th c.
Ink on Paper
50 in. x 27 13/16 in. (127 cm x 70.64 cm)
No signature or seals.
Black ink on white paper. White paper and pink silk brocade mounting.
Vertical hanging scroll of an old man riding a water buffalo. Ink rubbing.
The ink rubbing was made by pressing wet paper onto a carved stone and then lightly rubbing the raised surfaces with ink, leaving the incised lines uncolored. In China paintings and calligraphy were often copied onto stone slabs, to facilitate making inexpensive reproductions. This practice was particularly popular at Daoist and Buddhist temples, allowing pilgrims to obtain images of deities and famous teachers, like Lao Tzu (Laozi) who is considered the first person to comprehend the Dao.
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