Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1421 documents - page 1 of 72

Modern Japanese Art Exhibition, Mainachi Newspapers

Designer:
Tadanori Yokoo, b. 1936
Medium:
Off-set lithograph on white wove paper
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
graphic design
Poster
Object Name:
Poster
Date:
1975
Credit Line:
Gift of Sara and Marc Benda
Accession Number:
2009-12-12
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Decorative orange frame with Arabic text in the center of the bottom. Image in frame is black-to-cream gradient sky (white text in the center and two bits of fire - one in upper-left area, one in middle-right area) above landscape of beach, sea and mountains in red, white, grey and blue. Purple triangle on left of horizon line, flames on beach in lower-left foreground.
See more items in:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Visitor Tag(s):

Two monkeys on a rock

Medium:
Ink on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1392-1568
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
monkey
Japan
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.541
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Kwannon seated on a rock

Medium:
Ink on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1392-1568
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
Japan
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.542
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Bosatsu

Medium:
Wood
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 12th century
Period:
Late Heian period
Topic:
Buddhism
bodhisattva
Late Heian (Fujiwara) period (897 - 1185)
Japan
abhaya mudra
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1962.21
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Water pot (suibyo )

Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Japan
Date:
13th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
peony
lion
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
water
Japan
bronze
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1965.26a-c
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

White-robed Kannon

Artist:
Mokuan Reien, fl. ca. 1326-45
Medium:
Ink on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1330s-40s
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Buddhism
bodhisattva
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
Kannon
Japan
halo
kakemono
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1968.61
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Fugen

Artist:
Takuma Eiga, fl. early 14th century
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1333-1573
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Buddhism
elephant
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
reading
sutra
Japan
halo
Fugen
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.202
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

A monkey sitting on a branch

Medium:
Ink on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1392-1568
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
monkey
Japan
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.543
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Buddhist Altar pendant (keman)

Medium:
Bronze with gold and silver
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
flower
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
lotus
Japan
altar
gold
silver
bronze
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1974.13
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Zocho-ten, Guardian of the South, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)

Medium:
Wood with polychrome and gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
Japan
Zocho-ten
trident
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1974.20
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Komoku-ten, Guardian of the West, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)

Medium:
Sculpture; wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
Japan
Komoku-ten
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1976.12
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Jikoku-ten, Guardian of the East, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)

Medium:
Wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
Japan
Jikoku-ten
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1977.19
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Tamon-ten, Guardian of the North, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)

Medium:
Sculpture; wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1185-1333
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
stupa
Japan
Tamon-ten
trident
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1978.28
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Amida (Amitabha)

Medium:
Wood with gold leaf
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
lotus
Amitabha Buddha
Japan
gold
vitarka mudra
Credit Line:
Purchase--The Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund and museum funds in appreciation of Nancy Fessenden and Richard Danziger and their exemplary service to the Galleries as leaders of the Board of Trustees.
Accession Number:
F2002.9a-f
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

The Buddha at Birth

Medium:
Gilt bronze
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Japan
Date:
7th century
Period:
Asuka period
Topic:
Buddhism
Buddha
Asuka period (552 - 710)
birth
Japan
bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Yanagi Takashi
Accession Number:
F2005.9a-b
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Popular Deities, Sages, and Immortals

Artist:
Hanabusa Itcho, 1652-1724
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1760-1868
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
child
Kanzan
Jittoku
immortals
torii gate
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.138
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer, Gallery 08: Japanese Art: The Religious Art of Japan
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Rats and Rice Bales

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1843
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
rat
Japan
Japanese Art
rice
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.132
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Visitor Tag(s):

Japanese Girl [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Melchers, Gari 1860-1932
Type:
Photograph
Image number:
JUL J0024171
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Visitor Tag(s):

A Japanese Madonna

Artist:
Helen Hyde, born Lima, NY 1868-died Pasadena, CA 1919
Medium:
color woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 14 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (36.7 x 9.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1900
Topic:
Figure group\female and child
Ethnic\Japanese
Dress\ethnic\Japanese dress
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hyde Gillette in memory of Mabel Hyde Gillette and Edwin Fraser Gillette
Object number:
1992.13.16
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Visitor Tag(s):

Japanese Landscape

Artist:
Milton Avery, born Sand Bank, NY 1885-died New York City 1965
Medium:
drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 3 1/4 x 7 7/8 in. (8.1 x 20.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1939
Topic:
Landscape\Japan
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.381
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Visitor Tag(s):

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
Filter results to a specific time period.