string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1905.74" The Vision of Khas-grub-dje with Tsonk'a-pa appearing to him on an elephant - National Museum of Asian Art

The Vision of Khas-grub-dje with Tsonk'a-pa appearing to him on an elephant

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At A Glance

  • Period

    19th century
  • Geography

    Tibet
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor on cloth
  • Dimension

    H x W: 69.8 x 42 cm (27 1/2 x 16 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1905.74
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1905.74

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1905
    Marie Meyer-Riefstahl (1876-1961), Manchester, England, Paris, France, and New York, NY, to 1905 [1]
    From 1905 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Marie Meyer-Riefstahl in 1905 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 503, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Marie Meyer-Riefstahl was named Miss Marie Louise Nordlinger at the time of acquisition.
    [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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Marie (1876-1961) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Tibet
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Painting
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