Description The Chinese immortal Bukan (Ch. Fenggan [Feng Kan) is often depicted with his tiger. He was known for riding his tiger around his monastery to shock others. Bukan's ability to tame the tiger represents the power of his knowledge.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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