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Object Number:C151
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Hebei
Xiangtangshan
Period: Northern Qi Dynasty
Date Made: Northern Qi Dynasty
Early Date: 550
Late Date: 557
Section:Asian
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Pratyekabuddha
Height: 188 cm
Width: 51 cm
Depth: 37 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number:GETZ 7 - Other Number

Description

Statue of Pratyekabuddha. Hard stone, colored and darkened by age; traces of dark red and brown paint and slight traces of green and blue. Standing figure, the hands holding a lotus bud; hand and neck heavy, dragperies very massive and simple; slightly upturned face with eyes almost closed; logn ears; cap-like arrangement of hair; bare feet. No pedestal. C113, C150 and C151 are from Cave #2 of the Southern Xiangtangshan. C113 and C151 may not from the same group judging from their different execution.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Tsiang, Katherine R. 2010. Echoes of the past : the Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan.. Chicago. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. pg. 269 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 108 fig. 2-E, fig. 3; pg. 210-11 cat. 23; pg. 246 fig. 59View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Steinhardt, Nancy S. 2008. "The Chinese Rotunda". Arts of Asia. Kowloon. Arts of Asia Publications, Ltd. Vol. 38. no. 5. pg. 83-95 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 87, Fig. 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Howard, Angela F. 2001. "Reconstructing the Original Location of a Group of Sculptures in the University of Pennsylvania Museum". Orientations (Hong Kong). Hong Kong. Orientations Magazine Ltd. Vol. 32. no. 2. pg. 32-39 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 22 Fig. 18, in middleView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Royal Academy of Arts. 1935. Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art.. London. Royal Academy of Arts. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 205, No. 2393; Pg. 219, 2393 (illustration)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Chinese sculpture from the fifth to the fourteenth century; over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China.. London. E. Benn, Ltd. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 470View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 176, No. 176View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 176,No.7View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Bishop, Carl W. 1916. "Notes on Chinese Statuary". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. VII. no. No. 3. pg. 152-177 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 173. Fig. 171View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1914. "Early Chinese Sculpture". The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. London. Vol. 25. no. No. 133. pg. 40-43 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43, Plate II-EView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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