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Asian Art

The Fifth Luohan, Nakula

13th–14th century

Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk

without mounting: 45 1/2 × 20 1/2 in. (115.5 × 52.1 cm)
with mounting: 54 × 21 7/8 in. (137.2 × 55.5 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse
Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279) or Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)

Xuanzang, Xi You Ji: Buddhist records of the Western World, 2 vols. (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1906).

Marinus Willem De Visser, The Arhats in China and Japan (Berlin: Oesterheld & Co., 1923).

Watanabe Hajime, “Arhats in Tokyo Geijutsu Dagaku,” Bijutsu Kenkyu 7 (July 1932): 1–6.

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 49, no. 75, ill.

Nihon bukkyo bijutsu no genryu, exh. cat. (Nara, Japan: Nara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan, 1978).

Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 108–110, no. 49, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 297.

Masterpieces of Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties Collected Overseas (Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang da xue chu ban she, 2011).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.