Historical Buddha Shakyamuni with the bodhisattvas Fugen (Samantabhadra) and Monju (Manjushri)
Color and gold on silk
H x W (image): 114.8 × 59.2 cm (45 3/16 × 23 5/16 in)
Buddhism, lion, elephant, Muromachi period (1333 - 1573), lotus, Japan, throne, Monju, Fugen, Shakyamuni, kakemono, Japanese Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1906-1907 Unidentified owner, to 1906-1907  From 1906-1907 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from an unidentified owner, during collecting trip to Asia, in 1906-1907  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Reserved Kakemono List, R. 599, pg. 19, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to the Accession List, Collections Management office, C.L. Freer purchased this object during his "Oriental trip, 1906-1907."  See note 1.  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.
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