|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||18th Century - 19th Century|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904|
Life-size painted and laquered figure of a seated patriarch or monk. The tradition of painted or sculpted portraits of famous religious teachers or monks was popular in Zen Buddhism. These portraits were substituted for the traditional Buddhist painting and sculpture which the Zen rejected. Painted and lacquered red, gold and white. Glass or mineral eyes. Teeth showing. Designed to sit in a chair: 29-96-339.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Buddhist Asia (21 Oct 2012 - 01 Apr 2022)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Winegrad, Dilys P. 1993. Through Time, Across Continents.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 70, fig. 59||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 77, fig. 67||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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