Amitabha (Jap: Amida)

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Previous custodian or owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 940, pg. 29, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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 century
Period
Kamakura period
Accession Number
F1907.111a-c
Topic
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
Amitabha Buddha
Japan
Japanese Art
Origin
Japan
Medium
Wood
Dimensions
H (overall): 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture