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Buddha

Korean16th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

With the asymmetrically arranged ends of his robe falling beneath his lotus throne, and floral scrolls and leaping flames enframing him, the Buddha casts a downward glance. A hollow compartment in the back contains four texts that date from the Choson Dynasty (16th-17th century).

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Details

  • Title: Buddha
  • Date Created: 16th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w27.4 x h43.2 x d9 cm
  • Type: sculptures; figurines
  • Rights: Acquired by Henry Walters, 1920, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
  • External Link: The Walters Art Museum
  • Medium: gilt on wood
  • Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., New York [date and mode of aquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1920 by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Place of Origin: Korea
  • Artist: Korean

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