Album of Daoist and Buddhist Themes: Procession of Daoist Deities: Leaf 16


Album of Daoist and Buddhist Themes: Procession of Daoist Deities: Leaf 16


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Album, ink on paper

Sheet: 34.2 x 38.5 cm (13 7/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund in honor of Dr. Ju-hsi Chou and Gift of various donors to the department of Asian Art (by exchange) 2004.1.16


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The inscription identifying the Field Marshal on the lower right was written in larger, more casual calligraphy than any other in the album.


The upper most figure in the center of the composition is the Heavenly Lord Liu Hou 劉後. He is accompanied by five Field Marshals of the Daoist pantheon dressed in military garb are, from right to left, Yang Biao 楊滮, Ning Shikua 甯世夸, Bi Zongyuan 畢宗遠, Gou Leiji 苟雷吉, and Ren 任.

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