Standing Buddha

Historical period(s)
Heian period, 12th century
Wood, gold leaf, lacquer and textile
H (overall): 209.3 cm (82 3/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Buddhist sculpture

abhaya mudra, Buddha, Buddhism, Heian period (794 - 1185), Japan, ushnisha, varada mudra
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Zaigai Nihon no Shiho [Japanese Art: Selections from Western Collections]. 10 vols., Tokyo, 1979 - 1980. vol. 8: pl. 23.
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 37, p. 49.
  • Art of Asia Recently Acquired by American Museums, 1971
    . vol. 26 New York and Honolulu, 1972-1973. p. 84, fig. 23.
  • untitled article in Oriental Art. vol. XVII, Autumn 1971. cat. 3, p. 204.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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