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Fish-basket Guanyin
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Fish-basket Guanyin

Fish-basket Guanyin

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 176.7 x 73.6 cm (69 9/16 x 29 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Topic:
Buddhism, bodhisattva, carp, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), lotus, Guanyin, China, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Accession Number:
F1904.2
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
Temple of Koya-san, Jizo [1] To 1904 Yamanaka & Company, to 1904 [2] From 1904 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [3] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4] Notes: [1] According to Curatorial Remark 3, an undated folder sheet note, in the object record, which states, "'From Jizo --- in temple of Koya-san.' See List." [2] Original folder sheet note. Also see Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 355, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City. [3] See note 2. [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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