Luohan Meditating in a Grotto

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink and color on silk
  • Dimension

    H x W (image): 125.6 x 62.2 cm (49 7/16 x 24 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Formerly attributed to Guanxiu (傳)貫休 (822-912)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Du Wenlan (1815-1881)
    Eugene I. Meyer Jr. (1875-1959)
    Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970)
    Katharine Meyer Graham (1917-2001)
  • Provenance

    Du Wenlan (1815-1881) [1]
    To 1970
    Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), New York, Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY
    From 1970 to 2001
    Katharine Graham (1917-2001), Washington, DC, by descent from her mother, Agnes E. Meyer
    From 2002
    Freer Gallery of Art, bequeathed by Katharine Graham in 2002 [2]
    [1] Du Wenlan’s collector seal is located on the painting, see “Song and Yuan Painting and Calligraphy,”, accessed on November 27, 2012.
    [2] See Katharine Graham’s Last Will and Testament, dated January 12, 2000, copy in object file.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Mrs. Katharine Graham
  • Type

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