Artefacts from the Albert Bender Collection

See examples of objects from the Asian art collection as donated by Albert Bender.


Bodhisattava Head

Bodhisattava Head

Read about this bronze Chinese head, one of the first donations by Albert Bender to the Museum.

Daoist Priest’s Robe

Daoist Priest’s Robe

Read details of this silken robe from China as donated by Albert Bender.

Japanese Prints

Japanese Prints

Read about bijin-ga and ukiyo-e prints by Japanese artists such as Hiroshige and Toyokuni.

Tibetan Buddhist Thangkas

Tibetan Buddhist Thangkas

Read about these unique religious paintings on cotton, with Chinese brocade borders.