Guanyin with Fish Basket

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhang Sengyou (ca. 500-550)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, ca. 1500
School
Zhe School
Medium
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 140.3 x 75 cm (55 1/4 x 29 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1911.297
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, China, fish, Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Helen W. Henderson. The Art Treasures of Washington: An Account of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and of the National Gallery and Museum, with Descriptions and Criticisms of their Contents. The Art Galleries of America series Boston. opp. p. 25.
  • Frederick William Gookin. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Paintings, Sculptures and Jade Objects from the Collection formed by Charles Lang Freer, and Given by Him to the Nation through the Smithsonian Institution, Exhibition November 15 to December 8, 1917. Exh. cat. Chicago, November 15 - December 8, 1917. cat. 3.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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