Korean ambassadors introduce Buddhism to Japan

Historical period(s)
late 17th-early 18th century
Ink and color on paper
H x W (overall): 225.1 x 66.6 cm (88 5/8 x 26 1/4 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Laurence I. Hewes, III, in loving memory of Laurence I. Hewes, Jr. and Patricia E. Hewes
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Screen panel (mounted as a hanging scroll)

ambassador, Buddhism, drum, flute, Japan

To 1998
Laurence I. Hewes III, Washington, DC [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Laurence I. Hewes III, Washington, DC [2]


[1] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mr. Laurence I. Hewes III

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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