These paintings were once housed and displayed at 7 Chelsea Embankment, the home of avid Chinese, Korean and Near Eastern art collector George Eumofopulos.
- Acquired in:
- G Eumorfopoulos
Though he had intended to bequeath the collection to the nation, the Depression of the 1930s forced him instead to sell it to the nation at a preferential rate. The collection of 129 paintings includes Buddhist Trinity from Chihli, album of 11 paintings from the collection of Viceroy Tuan Fang. 'Hawks and Hound going after a Hare', 'Bird on a Bough', 'Two Bulls' and 'Second Incarnation of Yuan-tse' are Sung period. Buddhist paintings are from Korea and Siam (now Thailand).