Collection Area: Chinese Art

172 objects
F1984.41

Pavilions of a Buddhist Paradise

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1984.41

In the Crawford catalogue, “Chinese Calligraphy and Painting” (p. 51), Max Loehr wrote about the painting: The fragment depicts a curious architectural assemblage surrounding a checker-paved court. At the left side rise, one behind the other in close juxtaposition, a small porch and two open pavilions on raised platforms. Behind the pavilions runs a portico …