Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

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Historical period(s)
Sui dynasty, 581-618
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 99.4 x 36 x 31.5 cm (39 1/8 x 14 3/16 x 12 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.433
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure

Keywords
Avalokitesvara, Buddhism, China, Sui dynasty (581 - 618)
Provenance

To 1909
Kihachiro Matsuki, Tokyo, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kihachiro Matsuki in Japan 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 331, 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
Kihachiro Matsuki (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum