Aizen myôô, the Wisdom King of Passion

Aizen myô-o zazô
愛染明王坐像 一躯

Japanese
Kamakura-Nambokuchô period
14th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 40: no. 46

Dimensions

Overall: 91.7cm (36 1/8in.)

Accession Number

09.383

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome, gold, and inlaid crystal; joined woodblock construction

On View

Japan: Buddhist Art (Gallery 278B)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1909, gift of Francis Gardner Curtis (b. 1868 - d. 1915), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1909)

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Gardner Curtis