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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.
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Suzuki (Lateolabrax japonicus) Japanese seaperch and Kimmedai (Beryx splendens) Alfosino

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Author:
Shizugaki Namiyasu
Toshigaki Maharu
Medium:
Album leaf; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1832
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
fish
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number:
F1997.37
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Arolated reefcod (Omon hata) with White horsehead (Shiro- Amadai) and Japanese horseradish root, with inscription

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1832-1833
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
fish
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
inscription
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number:
F1995.16.3
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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
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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
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Buddhist Luohan (one of a set of sixteen)

Artist:
Ryozen, ca. 1328-ca. 1360
Medium:
Ink, color and gold on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid-14th century
Period:
Nanbokucho period
Topic:
Buddhism
Nanbokucho period (1333 - 1392)
Arhat
prayer beads
Japan
halo
Bharadvaja
gold
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.297
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Historical Buddha Shakyamuni with the bodhisattvas Fugen (Samantabhadra) and Monju (Manjushri)

Medium:
Color and gold on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
15th century
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Buddhism
lion
elephant
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)
lotus
Japan
throne
Monju
Fugen
Shakyamuni
kakemono
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.652
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The Bodhisattva Fugen and Attendants

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
13th century
Period:
Kamakura period
Topic:
Buddhism
elephant
Kamakura period (1185 - 1333)
child
Japan
halo
Fugen
gold
anjali mudra
kakemono
attendant
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1963.14
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Sutra of seeing the bodhisattva Fugen

Medium:
Gold and silver on indigo-dyed paper
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 12th century
Period:
Heian period
Topic:
Buddhism
elephant
Heian period (794 - 1185)
Samantabhadra
cloud
Japan
halo
Fugen
mandorla
Lotus Sutra
gold
silver
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1968.60
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Wood-block print of two fish with floral sprays and a poetic inscription

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Medium:
Woodblock print: ink on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Topic:
fish
flower
poems
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.434
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Carp

Artist:
Kawanabe Kyosai, 1831-1889
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1868-1889
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
fish
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
carp
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number:
F1996.25
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Bartail flatheads with Flowering Eggplant

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Author:
Yoshigaki Toshimochi
Magaki Harutomo
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
fish
flower
Japan
eggplant
Credit Line:
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number:
F2000.13
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Carp

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Author:
Makuzu
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
fish
carp
Japan
Credit Line:
Gift of John Fuegi and Jo Francis
Accession Number:
F2000.14
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