Buddhist wall paintings, fragments from ceiling

Medium
Wall paintings from ceiling
Geography
Northern Afghanistan, Balkh River, Near Aq Kupruk
Credit Line
Gift of Louis Dupree
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-PA-1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting fragment

Keywords
Afghanistan, Buddhism
Provenance

To 1964
Louis Dupree, New York. [1]

From 1964
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Louis Dupree, New York, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] Seen note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Louis Dupree

Label

These fragments of Buddhist wall paintings are from the ceiling of a cave in Northern Afghanistan, near Aq Kupruk on the Balkh River, about 100 km south of Mazor-i-Sharif.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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