Dhyani Buddha

Maker(s)
Artist: Formerly attributed to Zhou Shan (act. mid-12th century)
Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century?
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 105 x 52.1 cm (41 5/16 x 20 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.200
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Buddha, Buddhism, China, Dhayanibuddha, dhyana mudra, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Provenance

To 1917
Wang Jiantang, Shanghai to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Wang Jiantang in 1917 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 1187, 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)

Wang Jiantang (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

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

Copyright with museum