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Bishamonten, the Guardian of the North, with his Retinue

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Provenance

1905 purchased by Okakura Kakuzô in Japan

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Bishamonten zo

Japanese, Kamakura period, late 12th to early 13th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 10: no. 42

Dimensions

119.1 x 68.1cm (46 7/8 x 26 13/16in.)

Accession Number

05.202

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, gold, and silver on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings