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Stele of a Standing Buddha

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Southwest, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Sandstone
  • Place Made: China
  • DATES 534-550 C.E.
    DYNASTY Eastern Wei Dynasty
    PERIOD Eastern Wei Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS with base: 75 x 24 x 14 in. (190.5 x 61 x 35.6 cm) without base: 50 x 24 in. (127 x 61 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Painted inscription on reverse, in Chinese characters, to be read.
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Southwest, 2nd floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in honor of Arnold Lehman
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Stele of a Standing Buddha, 534-550 C.E. Sandstone, with base: 75 x 24 x 14 in. (190.5 x 61 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in honor of Arnold Lehman, 2015.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2015.3_front_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 2015.3_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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     <em>Stele of a Standing Buddha</em>, 534-550 C.E. Sandstone, with base: 75 x 24 x 14 in. (190.5 x 61 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in honor of Arnold Lehman, 2015.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2015.3_front_PS9.jpg)