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近代 趙叔孺 達摩面壁 軸
Bodhidharma Facing the Rock Wall

Artist:
Zhao Shuru (Chinese, 1874–1945)
Date:
dated 1924
Culture:
China
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
44 1/4 x 17 3/8 in. (109.9 x 44.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, in memory of La Ferne Hatfield Ellsworth, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.267.172
Not on view
Signature: Zhao Shuru
Dated summer 1924

Artist's inscription: In a Buddha state he meditates facing the rocks and ignores the suffering world of the bitter sea [of humanity]. Who said our Buddha is benevolent? Zhao Shuru painted this with respect at Chengyinkan.

Artist's seals: 1. Seal of Zhao Shigang (square, white characters)
2. Zhaoshi Shuru (square, red characters)
3. A person from Tianshui Prefecture (oval, red)

Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth
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