Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Hanging Monastery

Accession Number: 
188326
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Daoist shrine of the three major deities; the Three Pure Ones (S¿nq¿ng)
Date of View: 
6/5/2009
Image description: 
The statues of Daoist hero-gods are governed by the conventions of the classical tradition of Chinese sculpture. Unlike cross-legged Buddhist figures, these deities sit with feet on the ground or stand upright, looking forward. They are dressed as if they were Chinese officials or emperors
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
Chinese
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; temples
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious complexes; religious communities; monasteries (built complexes)
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Preferred Title: 
Hanging Monastery
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Chinese)
Date: 
rebuilt 1368-1911 (alteration)
Materials: 
wood; polychrome glazed ceramic tile; stone; brick; paint
Technique: 
painting and painting techniques
Measurement: 
152.5 m2 (area)
Alternate Title: 
¿¿¿
Alternate Title: 
Xu¿nkong S¿
Alternate Title: 
Hanging Temple
Locations: 
Hunyuan, Shanxi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Qing
Style/Period: 
Northern Wei
Style/Period: 
Ming
Classification: 
Architecture