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Bishamonten, the Guardian of the North

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Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Bishamonten zo

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 31: no. 249

Dimensions

108.7 x 41.2 cm (42 13/16 x 16 1/4 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4042

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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