天下行书第一

神龍蘭亭序-01

神龍蘭亭序

唐,冯承素(617年-672年10月30日),摹王羲之《兰亭集序》(因卷首有唐中宗李显神龙年号小印,故称“神龙本”),现藏于北京故宫博物院

Main text of a Tang Dynasty copy of Wang Xizhi’s Lantingji Xu by Feng Chengsu (馮承素 617-672). Throughout Chinese history, many copies were made of the Lantingji Xu, which described the beauty of the landscape around the Orchid Pavilion and the get-together of Wang Xizhi and his friends. The original is lost, however some believed that it was buried in the mausoleum of Emperor Taizong of Tang. This Tang copy made between 627-650 is considered the best of the copies that has survived. Located in the Palace Museum in Beijing. Continue reading