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Aizen myôô, the Wisdom King of Passion

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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

Aizen myô-o zazô

Japanese, Kamakura-Nambokuchô period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

91.7 cm (36 1/8 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

09.383

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture