Buddha Amitabha (Amita) and the Eight Great Bodhisattvas

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Previous custodian or owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1906
Yamanaka & Company, to 1906 [1]
From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1906 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 537, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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mid-late 14th century
Period
Late Goryeo period
Accession Number
F1906.269
Topic
Buddhism
Buddha
bodhisattva
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)
Avalokiteshvara
Manjushri
Samantabhadra
lotus
Amitabha Buddha
Maitreya Buddha
Korea
halo
throne
Ksitigarbha
preaching
Mahasthamaprapta
dharmachakra mudra
Korean Art
Origin
Korea
Medium
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 160.3 x 86 cm (63 1/8 x 33 7/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Painting