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Sheyuan mocui 涉園墨萃. [Li Madou ti baoxiang tu fuzeng 利瑪竇題寶像圖附贈]
AuthorTao Xiang 陶湘, 1871-1940
Ricci, Matteo 利瑪竇, 1552-1610
Cheng Dayue 程大約, 1541-ca. 1616
Pub. LocationBeiping 北平PublisherWujin Tao Shi 武進陶氏
Date1927-1929Phys. Desc.14 v. in 2 cases : illustrations ; 29 cm.
LocationSilver RoomCall NumberNK6035.2.C6 S53 1929
Sheyuan mocui 涉園墨萃 / [Tao Xiang jikan 陶湘輯刊].
"A Collectanea of Works on Ink and Inkstones" includes Cheng Dayue 程大約 Li Madou ti baoxiang tu fuzeng 利瑪竇題寶像圖附贈, the graphics and Romanized Chinese text from Chengshi moyuan 程氏墨苑.

[v. 1] 墨譜法式 3卷. (宋) 李孝美撰. 墨經. (宋) 晁貫之撰. 墨史3卷. 陸友篹 -- [v. 2] 墨法集要. 沈繼孫撰丁卯 (1927). 中山狼圖. (明) 程大約. (明) 利瑪竇題寶像圖附贈. 墨苑文. 程大約. 丁卯 (1927) -- [v. 3-8] 墨海內輯書3卷外輯圖 7卷附錄. (明) 方瑞生輯戊辰 (1928) -- [v. 8] 墨表 4卷. 萬夀祺 -- [v. 9-11] (鑑古齋)墨藪4卷附錄附錄補遺. 汪近聖. (清) 汪爾臧. (清) 汪惟高製. (清) 汪炳宇等輯戊辰(1928) -- [v. 12-14] 中舟藏墨錄3卷. 袁勵準戊辰石印己巳玻璃版印圖 -- [v. 14] 內務府墨作則例 己巳 (1929). 南學製墨箚記. 謝崧岱述己巳 (1929).

“….Four religious engravings that were owned by Ricci have been preserved in a most curious way, by being included in the “ink cake” album Chengshi moyuan 程氏墨苑 (The Ink Garden of Mr. Cheng), published shortly after 1605 by the famous ink master Cheng Dayue 程大約 (1541-1616?). With his fine sense of publicity Ricci had given them to Cheng to be reproduced both on his ink cakes and in this “sales catalogue”. Significantly, the four images (the disciples of Emmaus, Saint Peter sinking in the water, Sodom, and the Virgin with Child) were given a place in Cheng’s section of “Buddhist and Taoist subjects” (zihuang 緇黃). The reproduction of the Western prints is amazingly exact. Most interesting is the fact that the picture of the Virgin with Child according to its inscription was made “In Sem[inario] Jap[onico] 1597”, a clear sign of the connection with the Jesuit workshops in Japan.” ---Cf. Standaert, Handbook of Christianity in China, vol. 1, p. 811. See also p. 866.

See Chengshi moyuan 程氏墨苑 for more information.

Inksticks--China--History--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911--Catalogs
Ink and inkstones--Expertising
Illustrated books--China--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911--Facsimiles
China--Imprints--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Catalogs
China--Imprints--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Catalogs
Inksticks--China--History--Song dynasty, 960-1279--Catalogs
China--Imprints--Song dynasty, 960-1279--Catalogs
Rec. TypeBook (stitch-bound 線裝本)LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionRicci Institute Library [VS]Rec. #19009