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Six Immortals of Poetry: Ono no Komachi

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 131.2 × 55.3 cm (51 5/8 × 21 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1806-1808
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
fan  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.369
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Six Immortals of Poetry: Kisen Hoshi

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 131.2 × 53.3 cm (51 5/8 × 21 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1806-1808
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.372
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Six Immortals of Poetry: Otomo no Kuronushi

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 131.2 × 53.3 cm (51 5/8 × 21 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1806-1808
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poet  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.373
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Cloisonne stupa with gilt ornaments

Artist:
Imperial workshop  Search this
Medium:
Metal, enamel, gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66.6 x 24.8 x 28.1 cm (26 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 11 1/16 in)
Type:
Cloisonne
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
mid- to late 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
lotus  Search this
bat  Search this
stupa  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1991.6
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The Buddha at Birth

Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 11.7 x 5.2 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Japan
Date:
7th century
Period:
Asuka period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Asuka period (552 - 710)  Search this
casting  Search this
birth  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Yanagi Takashi
Accession Number:
F2005.9a-b
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Pendant (pei) in the form of a bird

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.6 x 3 x 0.5 cm (1 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1100-1000 BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.559
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Pendant in the form of a coiled dragon

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.2 x 3.2 x 0.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.583
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Jades for Life and Death
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Arhats Ajita, Kalika, and Vanavasin, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.28.2
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Arhats Rahula, Cudapanthaka, and Pindola, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.28.3
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Bhaishajya Guru, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
guru  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.29.1
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Amitabha in Sukhavati Pure Land, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.29.2
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Shakyamuni Descending from the Heaven of the 33 Gods

Medium:
Mineral pigments and gold foil on sized cotton; with older (Ming?) brocade for the frame; original silk curtain and ribbons; wooden dowel with chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 149.9 x 86.4 cm (59 x 34 in)
H x W (painting): 66 x 44.5 cm (26 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Probably Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 18th-mid 19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Gautama Buddha  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.30
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A courtesan standing

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 69.8 × 27.2 cm (27 1/2 × 10 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1760-1849
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
courtesan  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.126
Restrictions & Rights:
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A Dancer, Kiyohime, a cherry tree and the bell of Dojo-ji

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 70.9 × 26.2 cm (27 15/16 × 10 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1760-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
tree  Search this
cherry tree  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
dance  Search this
cherry blossom  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.127
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Pavilion of Rising Clouds

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Mi Fu (傳)米芾 (1052-1107)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 150 x 78.8 cm (59 1/16 x 31 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-13th to mid-14th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
mountain  Search this
cloud  Search this
cursive script  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.171
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Fishing Alone in a Mountain Stream

Artist:
Follower of Li Tang 李唐 (ca. 1050s-after 1130)  Search this
Traditionally attributed to Fan Kuan (傳)范寬 (ca. 960-ca. 1030)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 32.4 x 85.9 cm (12 3/4 x 33 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
fishing  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.199
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Hemispherical bowl

Medium:
Silver and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.7 x 14.3 x 14.3 cm (2 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 5 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Iran
Date:
7th-8th century
Period:
Sasanian period or later
Topic:
flower  Search this
playing  Search this
music  Search this
woman  Search this
man  Search this
backgammon  Search this
Sasanian period (ca. 224 - 651)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
carving  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.105
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Woman stretching cloth to dry; two children at play

Artist:
Hanabusa Itcho 英一蝶 (1652-1724)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and light color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 30 × 47.9 cm (11 13/16 × 18 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
playing  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
child  Search this
woman  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.108
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River landscape: mountains, pine-trees, and buildings

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhao Boju (ca. 1120s-ca.1162)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 156 x 103.9 cm (61 7/16 x 40 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.263
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Central Asians Presenting Tribute Horses

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Han Gan (ca. 715-after 781)  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 31 x 192.8 cm (12 3/16 x 75 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
early to mid-15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.16
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