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Bishamonten, 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, Kamakura-Nambokucho period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 10: no. 44

Dimensions

102.7 x 39.5 cm (40 7/16 x 15 9/16 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4065

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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