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Altarpiece with Amitabha and Attendants

dated A.D. 593


Dimensions

Overall: 76.5cm (30 1/8in.) Other (Base): 34.4 x 30cm (13 1/2 x 11 13/16in.)

Accession Number

22.407

Medium or Technique

Cast bronze

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 274)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Late ninteenth century, excavated in the vicinity of the Zhaozhou Bridge. Before 1911, Duan Fang (b. 1861- d. 1911), China. By 1922, Mrs. Walter Scott Fitz (Henrietta Goddard Wigglesworth) (b. 1847 - d. 1927), Boston; 1922, gift of Mrs. Fitz to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 4, 1922)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz and Edward Jackson Holmes