The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 28, 2016

The Five Hundred Arhats (Disciples of Buddha), 1591 - 1626

handscroll, ink and color on paper, Overall: 39.50 x 2646.50 cm (15 1/2 x 1041 7/8 inches); Painting only: 37.70 x 2347.00 cm (14 13/16 x 924 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1971.16

Artist's inscription, signature, and 50 seals: Chih-yin t'ou-t'o, Wu Pin purified his heart and respectfully painted. [2 seals] Wu Pin chih yin; Wen-chung fu. [48 seals on painting] Wen-chung fu (repeated 26 times); Wu Pin chih yin (repeated 22 times). 13 additional seals: 7 of the Ch'ien-lung emperor (r. 1736-95); 6 of Ch'eng Chi' (20th c.).

University Art Museum, Berkeley Calif., 1971: Cahill, Restless Landscape, cat. no. 77.
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1981: Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting, cat. no. 205, p. 263.
Main Asian Rotation (Gallery 122); July 23, 2003
The Cleveland Museum of Art (11/14/2015- 04/24/2016): "Silent Poetry: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting"

Library materials about Wu Bin (1)

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