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Seated lion

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14.6 x 6.7 x 9.9 cm (5 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1911
Period:
Ming dynasty or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
guardian lion  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.140
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_F1913.140

Bust of Benny Goodman

Depicted:
Goodman, Benny  Search this
Maker:
Dwight, Ed  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 1/4 in x 12 in x 33 in; 69.215 cm x 30.48 cm x 83.82 cm
Object Name:
sculpture
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Denver
Date made:
1990
Subject:
Jazz  Search this
African American  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Calvin B. and Marilyn B. Gross
ID Number:
1994.0400.01
Accession number:
1994.0400
Catalog number:
1994.0400.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Art
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607130
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Bust of Louis Armstrong

Depicted:
Armstrong, Louis  Search this
Maker:
Dwight, Ed  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 1/2 in x 15 in x 26 3/4 in; 92.71 cm x 38.1 cm x 67.945 cm
Object Name:
sculpture
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Denver
Date made:
1990
Subject:
Jazz  Search this
African American  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Calvin B. and Marilyn B. Gross
ID Number:
1994.0400.02
Catalog number:
1994.0400.02
Accession number:
1994.0400
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Art
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607628
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Bust of Dizzy Gillespie

Depicted (sitter):
Gillespie, Dizzy  Search this
Maker:
Dwight, Ed  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 3/4 in x 14 in x 31 in; 70.485 cm x 35.56 cm x 78.74 cm
Object Name:
sculpture
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Denver
Date made:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Calvin B. and Marilyn B. Gross
ID Number:
1993.0582.01
Accession number:
1993.0582
Catalog number:
1993.0582.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1343145
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Standing Buddha

Medium:
Red sikri sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.6 x 58.4 x 30.4 cm (53 x 23 x 11 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, India
Date:
320-485
Period:
Gupta dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Gupta dynasty (300 - 699)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1994.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1994.17

One face of a fence-rail from Bharhut: King visits the Buddha (Great Miracle of Sravasti)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48 x 52.8 x 8.9 cm (18 7/8 x 20 13/16 x 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
India
Date:
early 2nd century BCE
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
throne  Search this
India  Search this
king  Search this
dharmachakra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_F1932.25

One face of a fence-rail from Bharhut: Worship at a Stupa

Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47.5 x 51.9 x 8 cm (18 11/16 x 20 7/16 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Madhya Pradesh, India
Date:
early 2nd century BCE
Period:
Shunga dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
stupa  Search this
Shunga dynasty (ca. 185 to 75 BCE)  Search this
India  Search this
apsara  Search this
circumabulation  Search this
dharmachakra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1932.26

Scenes from the life of the Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67 x 289.8 x 9.8 cm (26 3/8 x 114 1/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
birth  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
enlightenment  Search this
parinirvana  Search this
Queen Maya  Search this
bodhi tree  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
monk  Search this
preaching  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.9a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1949.9a-d

Hardstone carving of phoenix, peony, and fungus of immortality

Artist:
Zhou Bin (mid-late 19th century) (carver)  Search this
Medium:
Agalmatolite (shoushanshi)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: jade): 5.2 × 11.6 × 2.4 cm (2 1/16 × 4 9/16 × 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1850-1899
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
peony  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
immortality  Search this
fungus of immortality  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1958.1a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1958.1a-c

Head of a pharaoh

Medium:
Stone and copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58 x 17.7 x 26.8 cm (22 13/16 x 6 15/16 x 10 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 2675-2130 BCE
Period:
Old Kingdom
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Old Kingdom (ca. 2675 - 2130 BCE)  Search this
Dynasty 5 (ca. 2500 - 2350 BCE)  Search this
Dynasty 6 (ca. 2350 - 2170 BCE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
pharaoh  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1938.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_F1938.11
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Forms and Light (Mother and Child)

Artist:
Ossip Zadkine, French, b. Smolensk, Russia, 1890–1967  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
23 5/8 x 16 1/2 x 8in. (60 x 41.9 x 20.3cm) base: 2 1/2 x 18 x 9in. (6.4 x 45.7 x 22.9cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.5638
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.5638

Toussaint Louverture et la vieille esclave

Maker:
Ousmane Sow, 1935-2016, Senegal  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media (iron, earth, jute, straw)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 220 x 100 x 110 cm (86 5/8 x 39 3/8 x 43 5/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1989
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase, through exchange from Emil Eisenberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, and with funds from Stuart Bohart and Barbara Portman
Object number:
2009-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
(c) 1989 Ousmane Sow
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-8-1

Composition

Artist:
Isamu Noguchi, American, b. Los Angeles, California, 1904–1988  Search this
Medium:
Slate
Dimensions:
8 7/8 × 9 3/8 × 8 in., 5 lb. (22.5 × 23.8 × 20.3 cm, 2.3 kg)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(1943)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3865
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.3865

Sketch for a War Memorial

Artist:
Robert Ingersoll Aitken, American, 1878–1949  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
sculpture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert I. Aitken
Accession Number:
1957-122-44
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1957-122-44

Head of the Buddha (usnisa cut off)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.5 x 12 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Sukhothai or Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Sukhothai period (ca. 1219/1243 - 1378)  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.466
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.466

Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance

Medium:
Gilt copper with semi-precious stones and traces of vermilion
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.9 x 16.1 x 14.9 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Nepal
Date:
dated 1082
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
lotus  Search this
Nepal  Search this
Vasudhara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Susanne K. Bennet in memory of Felicja "Lusia" Arendt (1928-1942?)
Accession Number:
S2012.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.2

Buddha Sheltered by Naga

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60.8 x 44.9 x 25.4 cm (23 15/16 x 17 11/16 x 10 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
12th century
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
naga  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker
Accession Number:
S1995.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Smithsonian Castle, Commons Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.119
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Figure of a mourning attendant

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 19.8 x 19.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 13/16 x 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
7th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
man  Search this
tomb  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
S1996.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1996.37

Standing figure of the Buddha

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 65.1 x 28.6 x 12.1 cm (25 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 3/4 in)
H x W x D (b): 19.1 x 21 x 10.8 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
4th century
Period:
Late Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.14a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2000.14a-b

Seated Buddha with attendant figures and worshipper

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 45.4 x 45.7 x 7 cm (17 7/8 x 18 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
2nd-4th century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
schist  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2000.15

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