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Luohan Laundering
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Luohan Laundering

Luohan Laundering

Maker(s)
Artist: Lin Tinggui ??? (active late 12th century)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 112.3 x 53.5 cm (44 3/16 x 21 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Topic:
landscape, Buddhism, pine tree, Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279), river, Luohan, washing, China, Mahayana Buddhism, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
1178
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Accession Number:
F1902.224
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1894 The Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, to 1894 [1] From 1894 to 1902 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1853-1908), Japan, Boston, New York, NY, and Spring Hill, AL, given by the Daitoku-ji while at Museum of Fine Art, Boston, in 1894 [2] From 1902 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ernest Francisco Fenollosa in 1902 [3] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4] Notes: [1] See Curatorial Remarks, Fu Shen and Stephen Allee, Excerpt Exhibition Label Text, May 1993. See also, Object Documentation, Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy (http://www.asia.si.edu/SongYuan/). This object exhibits seals, colophons, or inscriptions that could provide additional information regarding the object’s history; see Curatorial Remarks in the object record for further details. [2] See note 1. In 1894 Ernest Francisco Fenollosa arranged a special exhibition in which forty-four Daitoku-ji paintings were shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. As an expression of gratitude for his help organizing the exhibition, the Daitoku-ji presented one of the forty-four paintings to Fenollossa, who subsequently sold it to Charles L. Freer in 1902. [3] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 281, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [4] 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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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