Bodhisattva

Bosatsu ryûzô
菩薩立像 一躯

Japanese
Heian period
late 8th–early 9th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 33: no. 4

Dimensions

Overall (Figure standing on base): 224.8 x 86.4 x 86.4 cm (88 1/2 x 34 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

12.128

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) with polychrome; single woodblock construction

On View

Japan: Buddhist Art (Gallery 278B)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1912 purchased from Tamai Kyûjirô, dealer in Nara, by Francis Gardner Curtis and Okakura Kakuzô.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund