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The Qianlong Emperor as Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom
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The Qianlong Emperor as Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

The Qianlong Emperor as Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

Maker(s)
Artist: Imperial workshop, Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shining), 1688-1766
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 113.6 x 64.3 cm (44 3/4 x 25 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Topic:
portrait, Buddhism, dragon, nirvana, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Manjushri, lotus, tomb, China, monk, emperor, dharmachakra, Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase--Anonymous donor and Museum funds
Date:
mid-18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Accession Number:
F2000.4
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
Private collection, Europe [1] To 2000 Anthony Carter, London, to 2000 From 2000 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Anthony Carter, through Christopher B. Bruckner (Asian Art Gallery), London, in 2000 [2] Notes: [1] A letter (see copy in the object file) written by the London solicitors Rochman Landau states that they have seen a written statement that this object was in a previous owner's private European family collection for a period in excess of thirty years (according to Curatorial Note 4 in the object record). [2] According to Curatorial Note 4 in the object record.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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