Chinese Qing Dynasty: Guanyin Bodhisattva

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Guanyin Bodhisattva, undated, Anonymous, Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Qing dynasty, 1644–1912, 189 x 88 cm. (74 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.), Gift of DuBois Schanck Morris, Class of 1893, Source: Princeton University Art Museum, Link: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/22771
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Guanyin Bodhisattva, undated, Anonymous, Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Qing dynasty, 1644–1912, 189 x 88 cm. (74 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.), Gift of DuBois Schanck Morris, Class of 1893, Source: Princeton University Art Museum, Link: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/22771.  (detail)

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Guanyin Bodhisattva, undated, Anonymous, Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Qing dynasty, 1644–1912, 189 x 88 cm. (74 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.), Gift of DuBois Schanck Morris, Class of 1893, Source: Princeton University Art Museum, Link: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/22771

Details:

  • Guanyin Bodhisattva, undated
  • Anonymous
  • Qing dynasty, 1644–1912
  • Chinese
  • Buddhism
  • Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
  • Painting: 189 x 88 cm. (74 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.)
  • Gift of DuBois Schanck Morris, Class of 1893 y1946-140
  • Source: Princeton University Art Museum
  • Link: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/22771

 

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Guanyin Bodhisattva, undated, Anonymous, Chinese, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Qing dynasty, 1644–1912, 189 x 88 cm. (74 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.), Gift of DuBois Schanck Morris, Class of 1893, Source: Princeton University Art Museum, Link: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/collections/objects/22771. (detail)

More Information

  1. Read about Chinese Painting in Qing Dynasty
  2. Read about Chinese Handscrolls
  3. Read about Buddhism and Buddhist Art

Sources

  1. Hearn, Maxwell K. “The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911): Painting.” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/qing_1/hd_qing_1.htm (October 2003).
  2. Delbanco, Dawn. “Chinese Handscrolls.” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/chhs/hd_chhs.htm (April 2008).
  3. Dehejia, Vidya. “Buddhism and Buddhist Art.” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/budd/hd_budd.htm (February 2007)

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