清 臨貫休十六羅漢圖 (拓片)

Ink on paper | 120 x 52.1cm | Stone carved in 1757; rubbing 18th or 19th century?

Unidentified artist, possibly Ding Guanpeng

Of the many luohan painters throughout Chinese history, none was more influential than the Buddhist monk Guanxiu (832–912), whose wild caricatures inspired generations of artists to depict luohans as exotic, superhuman beings. Guanxiu’s paintings wer...
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