Taizokai Mandala

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Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, mid 13th century
Medium
Color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 219.5 x 142.8 cm (86 7/16 x 56 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1998.1
On View Location
Freer Gallery 08: In the Shadow of an Apocalypse
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, dhyana mudra, Japan, kakemono, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), mandala, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1998
Klaus Naumann, Tokyo and Santa Barbara, CA, to 1998 [1]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Klaus Naumann in 1998

Notes:

[1] The object was exhibited in 1992 in Berlin; it had been loaned by Klaus Naumann, but some exhibition reviewers mistakenly recorded it as a recent acquisition by the Berlin Museum (see Curatorial Note 1, James T. Ulak, September 6, 1996, in the object record).

Previous Owner(s)

Klaus Naumann

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 276-277.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum