Buddhist Luohan (one of a set of sixteen)

Maker(s)
Artist: Ryōzen (ca. 1328-ca. 1360)
Historical period(s)
Nanbokucho period, mid-14th century
Medium
Ink, color and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 114.4 × 59.5 cm (45 1/16 × 23 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.297
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Arhat, Bharadvaja, Buddhism, halo, Japan, kakemono, Nanbokucho period (1333 - 1392), prayer beads
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Butsuga Ruijyuu. vol. 1, Japan. .
  • Mayuyama Junkichi. Japanese Art in the West. Tokyo. pl. 109A.
  • Zaigai hiho [(Japanese Paintings in Western Collections]. 3 vols., Tokyo. vol. 2: pt. II, p. 45.
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 19, vol. 2: p. 158.
  • Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions. Nashville. p. 47.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 105.
  • Thomas Lawton, Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. p. 105, fig. 70.
  • Yoshiaki Shimizu. An Individual Taste for Japanese Painting. vol. 118, no. 258 London, August 1983. pp. 136-149.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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