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Bishamonten, the Guardian of the North

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承應三年買得之即時令修幅畢奉資現當安樂迷界平等臣益者也 承應三年甲午孟夏日 成身院訓圓 表具師平安城三條住 岡村庄次郎 [裏書] 毘沙門天王 擬講訓圓 [外題]

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, Kamakura period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 10: no. 43

Dimensions

94.9 x 43.5 cm (37 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4087

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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