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Vaisravana, Guardian King of the North
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Vaisravana, Guardian King of the North

Vaisravana, Guardian King of the North

Maker(s)
Artist: Traditionally attributed to Weichi Yiseng (mid-7th–early 8th century)
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 106.7 x 36.3 cm (42 x 14 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Topic:
Buddhism, worship, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368), Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), dance, pipa, stupa, biwa, China, Chinese Art, attendant
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
14th century
Period:
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Accession Number:
F1914.147a
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1914 Dr. John Calvin Ferguson (1866-1945), Newton, MA, to 1914 [1] From 1914 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dr. John Calvin Ferguson in 1914 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 937, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. 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. [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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