Figure of Avalokiteshvara (Japanese: Kwannon), after statue in Horyuji Temple. Reduced copy

Avalokitesvara after statue in Horiuji Temple. Reduced copy.

Maker(s)
Artist: Kano Tessai (1845-1925)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, early 20th century
Medium
Wood, pigment
Dimensions
H (overall): 77.4 cm (30 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.113a-e
On View Location
Freer Gallery 09: The Power to See Beauty
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Avalokitesvara, Buddhism, copy, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Avalokitesvara after statue in Horiuji Temple. Reduced copy.

Published References
  • Ernest Francisco Fenollosa. Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design. 2 vols., London and New York. opp. p. 50.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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