Buddhist triad: Sakyamuni, Manjusri and Samantabhadra

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Maker(s)
Artist: Sumiyoshi Gukei 住吉具慶 (1631-1705)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, mid 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 197 x 75.1 cm (77 9/16 x 29 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1905.98
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, Edo period (1615 - 1868), halo, Japan, kakemono, Manjushri, Samantabhadra
Provenance

To 1905
Yamanaka & Company, to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1905 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Panel List, pg. 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum