Abel William Bahr [1877-1959] or Peter J. Bahr [died circa 1928] 
N.E. Montross (1849-1932), New York, NY, to 1912 
From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from N.E. Montross in 1912 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record. Peter J. Bahr (died circa 1928) and Abel William Bahr (1877-1959) were brothers born in Shanghai. Peter remained in Shanghai. Abel left Shanghai in 1910, after which he lived, at various points in time, in London, Montreal, and Ridgefield, Connecticut. He established a gallery in New York City in 1920.
 See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 374, p. 118, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 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)
N. E. Montross (C.L. Freer source) 1849 - 1932
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Abel William Bahr 1877-1959
Peter Johannes Bahr
Standing figure of Guanyin, in good condition save for loss of two-thirds of circular halo.
Color, pale greenish yellow.
- Published References
- Organizing Committee of the International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property. International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property: Interregional Influences in East Asian Art History., 5th ed. Tokyo, October 6 - 9, 1981. fig. 9a.
- Saburo Matsubara. Kankoku kondobutsu kenkyu: kodai Chosen kondobutsu no keifu. Tokyo. p. 23, fig. 26.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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