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Lohans feeding a hungry spirit

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Provenance

By late 18th century: Collection of Buddhist monastery Daitokuji, Kyoto, Japan. 1895 purchased by MFA from Daitokuji.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Southern Song dynasty, dated 1178

Dimensions

111.4 x 53 cm (43 7/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.292

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings