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Yakushi, the Healing Buddha

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Provenance

Purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum in 1907. Assigned January 1908 to Mrs. W. Scott Fitz's gift of July 1907.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Yakushi nyorai zazo

Japanese, Kamakura period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 41: no. 52

Dimensions

26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.) (height of figure)

Accession Number

08.148

Medium or Technique

Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture