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Buddhist Monk with begging bowl

Accession Number
1979/2.81

Title
Buddhist Monk with begging bowl

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
18th century

Medium & Support
hanging scroll fragment (framed), ink and color on silk

Dimensions
20 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. ( 52.39 cm x 25.08 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. William Muschenheim

Subject matter
A image of a standing figure in a monk's habit; the damaged condition makes it impossible to read ayny inscriptions that might have once identified the figure.

Physical Description
There is a Buddhist Monk begging with a red bowl in hand. 

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Primary Object Type
hanging scroll

Additional Object Classification(s)
Painting

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
monks
portraits

5 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)
Ink and Realisms
(Part of: Artist Associations and Art Movements)
Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Silk
(Part of: Exchange and Influence on Global Trade Routes)

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