"Blossoms", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns

Artwork

Identifier:
2012.80.1c
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Medium:
Bas Relief Rubbing on Rice Paper
Date:
circa 1930
Dimensions:

Description:
Black rubbing of a hillside, a tree in bloom and a calligraphic character on white rice paper.
Historical Context:
This rubbing came from one of the "Nine Dynasty Urns" that stand in the courtyard of the Mieu Temple in the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam. Built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang the temple was dedicated to ten Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Credit:
Gift of Dale Schriemer and Mary Witte
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms
bas-relief
bas-reliefs
Library of Congress Subjects
Vietnam--History--Nguyẽ̂n dynasty, 1802-1945
Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 3rd Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; 3rd Floor; Suite 3090; Rm. 3100