Guardian figure

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Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Medium
Wood (Cryptomeria japonica)
Dimensions
H: 226.4 cm (89 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1949.20
On View Location
Freer North Corridor
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Figure: guardian

Keywords
Buddhism, Japan, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hugues Le Gallais 1896 - 1964

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 95, p. 179.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 90.
  • Art Tour. Washington, December 10, 1954. section B, p. 3.
  • Hosomi Ryoichi. Furiya Bijutsu no nio zo ni tsuite (The Nio Sculpture in the Freer Gallery). no. 258, March 1960. p. 4.
  • John S. Major Betty Belanus. Caravan to America: Living Arts of the Silk Road., 1st edition. Chicago. p. 20.
  • Hugues LeGallais. A Pair of Japanese Temple Guardians. 6th series, vol. 32, September-October 1947. pp. 115-124, fig. 5.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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