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image: Portrait of Bodhidharma

Portrait of Bodhidharma 達摩圖像

Type
Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)
Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Wuzhun Shifan (傳) 無準師範 (1178-1249)
Historical period(s)
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
Medium
Ink on silk
Dimension(s)
H x W (image): 90.7 x 49.3 cm (35 11/16 x 19 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1906.261
Label
To learn more about this and similar objects, visit Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy.

To 1906
Bunkyo Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkyo Matsuki in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 534, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Bunkyo Matsuki 松木文恭 (C.L. Freer source) (1867-1940)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Keyword(s)
Bodhidharma, Buddhism, China, portrait, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), Zen Buddhism
Collection(s) Area
Chinese Art
Web Resource(s)
Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






We are excited to reopen the Freer on October 7, 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors.
The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.