Horokaku Mandara: The Buddha and attendant divinities

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Historical period(s)
Heian period, 12th century
Medium
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 256.6 x 109.6 cm (101 x 43 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.2a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
attendant, Buddha, Buddhism, dharmachakra, Dhritarastra, Heian period (794 - 1185), Japan, kakemono, Mahakala, mandala, Mount Meru, mudra, prayer beads, preaching, stupa, throne, Vaisravana, vajra, Vajrapani, Virudhaka
Provenance

1929
Yamanaka and Company, New York 1929 [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Yamanaka and Company, New York in 1929 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum