The Seven Buddhas of the Past

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Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)
Historical period(s)
Possibly Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Medium
Gold and white pigment on dark blue paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 30 x 117.1 cm (11 13/16 x 46 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddha, Buddhism, China, Lokapala, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Suzuki Kei. Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku [Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Painting]. 5 vols., Tokyo, 1982-1983. pp. 226-227.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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