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Willow-Branch Kwanseûm Posal (Sanskrit, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara) Seated in a Paradise Garden

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Willow-Branch Kwanseûm Posal (Sanskrit, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara) Seated in a Paradise Garden, 14th century
Alternate Title: Gwanse'eum Bosal
Painting
, Hanging Scroll
Korean
,
14th century
Koryô dynasty, 918-1392
Creation Place: Korea
Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold pigment on silk
painting proper: H. 159.6 x W. 82.5 cm (62 13/16 x 32 1/2 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 274.3 x W. 114.3 cm (108 x 45 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.57.12
Provenance
Ex-Collection: Baron Go Seinosuke (Go Danshaku [1865-1942]), Tokyo, Japan
Bibliography
James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), pp. 70-71

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 49

Marilyn Stokstad and Robert D. Mowry, Art History, Pearson Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2008), p. 370, fig. 10-30

Exhibition History
The Arts of Korea, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/11/1992 - 01/31/1993
Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/03/1995 - 06/09/1996