Luohan with dragon and attendant

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Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 172.2 x 109.2 cm (67 13/16 x 43 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.312
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Arhat, attendant, Buddhism, China, dragon, khakkhara, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1911
T. Kuwana, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from T. Kuwana through Yamanaka and Company, Kyoto, in 1911 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 890, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[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
Kuwana Tetsujo (C.L. Freer source)

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

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