Fudo myoo, the Immovable One

Provenance

1655, given by a group from Kyoto to the Daitoku-in on Mount Koya; 1905, purchased for the MFA by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Fudo myoo, the Immovable One

  • Fudo myoo ryuzo
  • 不動明王立像 一躯
  • Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century
Dimensions
Height of figure: 98.8 cm (38 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction
Classification
Sculpture
Type
Sculpture
Catalogue Raisonné
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 37: no. 25
Accession Number
05.220a-c
On view
Japan: Buddhist Temple Room - 279

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