Eighteen Arhats (十八羅漢圖卷)

Ink and color on silk | 11.5 x 140.5in | early 16th century

Workshop: Studio of Ding Yunpeng

The eighteen arhats were enlightened disciples of Buddha and protectors of the Buddhist law. In contrast with Wang Jian's monochrome fine-line style (also on view), this version features a colorful, realistic approach.

Ding Yunpeng was a renowned pr...
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