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Japanese Sculpture

"Japanese Sculpture"

Honkan Room 11  October 23, 2018 (Tue) - January 20, 2019 (Sun)

  
Standing Bodhisattva, Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)

This gallery introduces the history of sculptural art in Japan through prototypical wood-sculptures featuring examples dating from the Heian and Kamakura periods, the zenith of Japanese sculpture.

Current exhibit includes:
Standing Bodhisattva, Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)
Standing Komokuten (Virupakusa), Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure, Lent by Joruriji, Kyoto)