Five Secret Bodhisattvas

Historical period(s)
Kamakura period, late 12th-early 13th
Medium
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions
H x W (image): 57.3 × 42.9 cm (22 9/16 × 16 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.75
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
bell, Buddhism, dharmachakra, Istavajra, Japan, kakemono, Kamakura period (1185 - 1333), Kelikilavajra, makara, Manavajra, mandala, mandorla, Ragavajra, Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism, vajra, Vajrasattva, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 6, vol. 2: p. 153.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 96.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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