Ajita, the 15th of the 16 Arhats

Maker(s)
Artist: Muromachi Suiboku
Historical period(s)
Modern
Medium
Ink and tint on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 124.4 x 54.7 cm (49 x 21 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1904.197
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Ajita, bell, Buddhism, halo, Japan, kakemono, portrait, vajra
Provenance

To 1904
Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1904 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono List, Original Kakemono List, L. 477, pg. 132, 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
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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