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Juichimen Kannon, the Eleven-headed Bodhisattva of Compassion

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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

Juichimen Kannon bosatsu zo

Japanese, Muromachi period, 15th–16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 17: no. 95

Dimensions

121.1 x 58.1 cm (47 11/16 x 22 7/8 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4071

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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