Dainichi, the Buddha of Infinite Illumination

Provenance

1911 gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Dainichi, the Buddha of Infinite Illumination

  • Dainichi nyorai zazo
  • 大日如来坐像 一躯
  • Japanese, late Heian period, later half of the 11th century
Dimensions
Height of figure: 151 cm (59 7/16 in.); Height with base: 174 cm (68 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Japanese cypress; joined woodblock construction
Classification
Sculpture
Type
Sculpture
Catalogue Raisonné
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 35: no. 11
Accession Number
11.10
On view
Japan: Buddhist Temple Room - 279

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