Korean ambassadors introduce Buddhism to Japan

Historical period(s)
late 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 225.1 x 66.6 cm (88 5/8 x 26 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Laurence I. Hewes, III, in loving memory of Laurence I. Hewes, Jr. and Patricia E. Hewes
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1998.308.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Screen panel (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
ambassador, Buddhism, drum, flute, Japan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1998
Laurence I. Hewes III, Washington, DC [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Laurence I. Hewes III, Washington, DC [2]

Notes:

[1] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Laurence I. Hewes III

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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