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The Exalted Emperors and The Gods of the Five Directions

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G201
The Exalted Emperors and The Gods of the Five Directions, Artist Unknown (China)
The Exalted Emperors and The Gods of the Five Directions, from a Buddhist land and water ritual set: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Paintings | Ink, colors, and gold on silk
Size: 86 x 41 1/8 in. (218.44 x 104.46 cm) (image, sight)90 x 45 1/16 in. (228.6 x 114.46 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th century, Ming dynasty
Physical Description: ten standing figures, each holding a fan (?) except two figures at top- one holds a scroll, other holds staff; green and blue ground; gold frame; glazed with plexiglass
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2004.131.3
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009