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

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

Copyright with museum