Buddhist wall paintings, fragments from ceiling

citation

Medium
Wall paintings from ceiling
Geography
Northern Afghanistan, Balkh River, Near Aq Kupruk
Credit Line
Gift of Louis Dupree
Accession Number
FSC-PA-1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting fragment

Keywords
Afghanistan, Buddhism
Provenance

To 1964
Louis Dupree, New York. [1]

From 1964
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louis Dupree, New York, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] Seen note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Louis Dupree

Label

These fragments of Buddhist wall paintings are from the ceiling of a cave in Northern Afghanistan, near Aq Kupruk on the Balkh River, about 100 km south of Mazor-i-Sharif.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum