Buddhist sutra frontispiece of Sakyamuni preaching and dated colophon

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, Yongle reign, 1419
Medium
Woodblock print; ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 27 x 75.3 cm (10 5/8 x 29 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Donald Wineman
Accession Number
F1985.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Ananda, Buddha, Buddhism, China, Kasyapa, lion, Lokapala, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), naga, pipa, preaching, sutra, throne, WWII-era provenance, Yongle reign (1403 - 1424)
Provenance

Jean-Pierre Dubosc (1904-1988) [1]

To 1985
Donald J. Wineman, New York to 1985

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Donald J. Wineman in 1985

Notes:

[1] The piece was first shown in a 1957 exhibition by the Oriental Ceramic Society. The object entered the Dubosc collection later (see Curatorial Note 2, Fu Shen, January 1986, in object record).

Previous Owner(s)

Donald J. Wineman
Jean-Pierre Dubosc 1903-1988

Published References
  • Chun-fang Yu. Latter Days of the Law: Images of Chinese Buddhism, 850-1850. Exh. cat. Lawrence, KS and Honolulu, HI. cat. 40.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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