Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Hanging Monastery

Accession Number: 
188379
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Sculpture hall filled with brightly painted figures; a guardian figure or possibly the General Guan Yu (deified as Guandi)
Date of View: 
6/5/2009
Image description: 
Daoist figures can include a countless group of historical heroes raised through the centuries to the stature of immortals. Guandi (god of war), originally Guan Yu (died AD 219), was a popular hero of the Three Kingdoms period (220-280) and is portrayed as a general.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
Chinese
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; temples
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious complexes; religious communities; monasteries (built complexes)
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: 
Hanging Temple
Alternate Title: 
Xu¿nkong S¿
Alternate Title: 
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Locations: 
Hunyuan, Shanxi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Ming
Style/Period: 
Northern Wei
Style/Period: 
Qing
Classification: 
Architecture