Five hundred Luohan

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Maker(s)
Artist: Daohong (early 15th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 1427
Medium
Gold and color on blue paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 34.6 x 893 cm (13 5/8 x 351 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.190
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
Buddhism, China, khakkhara, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1911
Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 728, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details.

[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
Riu Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. pp. 256-257.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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Rights Statement

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