Standing Buddha

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Historical period(s)
Heian period, 12th century
Medium
Wood, gold leaf, lacquer and textile
Dimensions
H (overall): 209.3 cm (82 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1971.6a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
abhaya mudra, Buddha, Buddhism, Heian period (794 - 1185), Japan, ushnisha, varada mudra, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

N.V. Hammer, Inc.

Published References
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 37, p. 49.
  • Art of Asia Recently Acquired by American Museums, 1971
    . vol. 26 New York and Honolulu, 1972-1973. p. 84, fig. 23.
  • untitled article in Oriental Art. vol. XVII, Autumn 1971. cat. 3, p. 204.
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho (Japanese Art : Selections from Western Collections). 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. pl. 23.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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