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Catalog Data

Medium:
Relief fragment; phyllite with traces of pigment and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 74.3 x 26 x 13.3 cm (29 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 5 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
2nd-3rd century
School/Tradition:
Gandhara school
Provenance:
From at least 1968-1987
Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987), method of acquisition unknown [1]
From 1987
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler [2]
Notes:
[1] See the “Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Gift Inventory,” number L68.13.28, copy in object file. In 1968, Arthur M. Sackler loaned the sculpture to the Brooklyn Museum, where the museum assigned it the loan number of “L68.13.28.”
[2] Pursuant to the agreement between Dr. Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
Research Completed October 17, 2022
Collection:
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Exhibition History:
Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas (November 19, 1992 to July 9, 2017)
Previous custodian or owner:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Maitreya Buddha  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.904
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3db9e5235-3185-4cf8-9dbc-d15aebca66e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.904