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Fudo myoo, the Immovable One

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Provenance

1655, given by a group from Kyoto to the Daitoku-in on Mount Koya; 1905, purchased for the MFA by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan.

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Fudo myoo ryuzo

Japanese, late Heian period, 12th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 37: no. 25

Dimensions

Height of figure: 98.8 cm (38 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.220a-c

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture