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Buddha


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description 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 Joseon Dynasty (16th-17th century).
Conservation

Surface dirt was removed. Two missing flames tips on the proper right side of the background were replaced and inpainted.

Surface dirt was removed. Two missing flames tips on the proper right side of the background were replaced and inpainted.

Date Description Narrative
4/24/2017Treatmentloss compensation; surface cleaned
Provenance Yamanaka & Co., New York [date and mode of aquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1920 by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Sticker] From Yamanaka & Co.: Y B 2374
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1920

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Creator
Period
16th century (Joseon)
Medium
gilded wood, iron, paper, and red ink
(Wood)
Accession Number
61.277
Measurements
H: 16 9/16 × W: 10 3/8 × D: 3 15/16 in. (42 × 26.4 × 10 cm)
Geographies
  • Korea (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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