Arhat (Shaka), one of a set of sixteen

Maker(s)
Artist: Ryōzen (ca. 1328-ca. 1360)
Historical period(s)
Nanbokucho period, mid 14th century
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 128.4 × 74.9 cm (50 9/16 × 29 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1904.311
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
ascetic, Buddha, Buddhism, halo, Japan, kakemono, Nanbokucho period (1333 - 1392)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Butsuga Ruijyuu. vol. 1, Japan. .
  • unknown title. no. 49 Tokyo. pl. 2.
  • Richard Edwards. Ue Gukei: Fourteenth Century Ink Painter. vol. 7 Washington and Ann Arbor. pl.11, fig.16-17.
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. vol. 1: p. 253.
  • Osvald Siren. Chinese Paintings in American Collections. Annales du Musee Guimet. Bibliotheque d'art. Nouvelle serie. II Paris and Brussels, 1927-1928. pl. 147.
  • Ernest Francisco Fenollosa. Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design. 2 vols., London and New York. vol. 1 (19120: opp. P. 134.
  • Laurence Binyon. Painting in the Far East: An Introduction to the History of Pictorial Art in Asia Especially China and Japan., 1st ed. London and New York, 1908 - 1969. pl. 5.
  • Zaigai hiho [(Japanese Paintings in Western Collections]. 3 vols., Tokyo. vol. 2: pt. II, p. 44.
  • unknown title. no. 234 Tokyo, November 1985. p. 57.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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