Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Hanging Monastery

Accession Number: 
188383
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
One of the figures in the sculpture hall, probably a bodhisattva (or Ma Gu)
Date of View: 
6/5/2009
Image description: 
The principal difference between Daoist and Buddhist figures is that whereas the latter are based on foreign prototypes (as this is), the former are Chinese and are dressed in contemporary Chinese styles.
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: 
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Alternate Title: 
Hanging Temple
Alternate Title: 
Xu¿nkong S¿
Locations: 
Hunyuan, Shanxi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Ming
Style/Period: 
Northern Wei
Style/Period: 
Qing
Classification: 
Architecture