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北齊 南響堂山石窟 彩繪石雕佛頭像(石灰岩)
Head of a Buddha

Period:
Northern Qi dynasty (550–577)
Date:
ca. 565–75
Culture:
China (Southern Xiangtangshan)
Medium:
Limestone with pigment
Dimensions:
H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm); D. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Roothbert, 1957
Accession Number:
57.176
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 206
Hebei Province (Southern Xiangtangshan)

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Roothbert , New York (until 1957; donated to MMA)
National Museum of History, Taipei. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," February 13, 1983–September 30, 1983.

Gaoxiang. Zhongzheng Culture Center. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," May 25, 1983–July 25, 1983.

Tainan Culture Center. "Zhongguo gu dai shi diao yi shu) 中國古代石雕藝術," August 10, 1983–September 30, 1983.

New York. St. John's University. "Chinese Buddhist Sculpture from the Wei through the Tang Dynasties," November 1, 1983–December 30, 1983.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Sackler Galleries Reinstallation," October 14, 1998–March 19, 2010.

Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago. "Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples at Xiangtangshan," September 30, 2010–January 16, 2011.

Washington, DC. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples at Xiangtangshan," February 26, 2011–July 31, 2011.

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