Zhao Guangfu / Barbarian Royalty Worshipping Buddha / 10th centuryZhao Guangfu
Barbarian Royalty Worshipping Buddha
10th century

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Creator Name: Zhao Guangfu
Creator Qualifier: Attributed to
Creator Nationality: Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Zhao Guangfu
Title: Barbarian Royalty Worshipping Buddha
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 900
Creation End Date: 1000
Creation Date: 10th century
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: handscroll, ink and color on silk
Dimensions: Overall: 28.6cm x 103.5cm
Inscriptions: Spurious artist's signature: Chao Kuang-fu.2 colophons and 21 seals: 1 colophon and 1 seal of Chao Meng-fu (1254-1322); 1 colophon and 2 seals of Kuo Pi (1280-1335); 1 seal of Yüan Wen-tsung (r. 1329-32); 1 seal of the Li family (Yüan Dynasty); 14 seals of the Ch'ien-lung emperor (r. 1736-95); 1 seal of the Chia-ch'ing emperor (r. 1796-1820); 1 seal of the Hsüan-t'ung emperor (r. 1909-11).Colophon by Chao Meng-fu:Buddha's religion reached China more than a thousand years ago, and his image is probably in every household. Whoever sees him is filled with reverence. Nor should it make any difference whether the painter is ancient or modern. Tzu-ang [seal] Chao Tzu-ang shih. WKH
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1957.358
Credit Line: Gift of Severance and Greta Millikin
Rights: http://www.clevelandart.org/museum/disclaim2.html
Style or Period: China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)
AMICA ID: CMA_.1957.358
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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