Five Hundred Luohans

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Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 94.6 x 181 cm (37 1/4 x 71 1/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.538
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Arhat, baimiao style, Buddhism, China, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pagoda
Provenance

To 1911
Yung, China, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yung, in China, 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. 906, 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
Yung (C.L. Freer source)

Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting). 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. p. 251.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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