White-robed Bodhisattva of Compassion

白衣観音図

Japanese
Muromachi period
first half of the 16th century
Kano Motonobu (Japanese, 1476–1559)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 7, pg. 119: no. 5

Dimensions

Image: 157.2 x 76.4 cm (61 7/8 x 30 1/16 in.) Mount (with jiku): 256.5 x 104.1 cm (101 x 41 in.)

Accession Number

11.4267

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Daimyo Hachisuka of Awa Province. Before 1883, sold in Japan by Yamanaka (dealer) to Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (b. 1853 - d. 1908), Salem, MA; 1886, sold with the Fenollosa collection to Charles Goddard Weld (b. 1857 - d. 1911), Brookline, MA; 1911, bequest of Charles Goddard Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection