Seated Musician

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 600-800
Medium
Pigment on stucco
Dimensions
H x W: 38.2 x 36.2 cm (15 1/16 x 14 1/4 in)
Geography
China, Xinjiang province
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.265
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Wall painting

Keywords
China, music, musician, pipa, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • The Art of the Tang Dynasty and its Antecedents. Exh. cat. New York. cat. 64.
  • Emmanuel Bosca. "Bâton de pluie, tambour lunaire: instruments de musique d'Orient, d'Afrique et d'Asie." Rainmaker, lunar drum: Eastern musical instruments, Africa and Asia. Ville de Nice, France. p. 37.
  • Along the Silk Road. p. 38.
  • Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes. London, United Kingdom, October 2019. p. 274.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 187, p. 282.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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