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Dainichi, the Buddha of Infinite Illumination

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Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross in Japan where he traveled in 1908; 1909 given to the Museum by Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Dainichi nyorai zazo

Japanese, late Heian period, dated 1149

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 2, pg. 35: no. 13

Dimensions

Height of figure: 141.6 cm (55 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.531a-c

Medium or Technique

Camphor wood with gold; joined woodblock construction

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture