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Figure of a Monk

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

9th-10th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
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Figure of a Monk: Gallery Label - Current
: Recent Accessions of Japanese and Chinese Art
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood
Size: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (36.83 x 26.04 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 9th-10th century
Physical Description: Tendai Priest (Patriarch) Portrait of one of the eight high priests of the Tendai Sect of Buddhism in Japan. Kamakura. 1185 to 1392 A.D. Single wood construction; no restoration.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Gale
Accession Number: 62.14
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009