Yaksa form of Vajrapani (Blue Fudo)

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Previous custodian or owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1905
Yamanaka & Company, to 1905 [1]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1905 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Panel List, pg. 17, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
13th-14th century
Period
Kamakura period
Accession Number
F1905.97
Topic
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
vajra
Japan
yaksa
Akshobhya Buddha
Vajrapani
kakemono
Japanese Art
Origin
Japan
Medium
Color and gold on silk panel
Dimensions
H x W (image): 106.5 x 51.1 cm (41 15/16 x 20 1/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Painting