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Shichiguchi

Artist

Yamaguchi Bidou

Date

2004

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G219
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood, pigments, lacquer, gofun, gilt metal
Size: 8 5/16 x 6 15/16 x 3 3/4 in. (21.11 x 17.62 x 9.53 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 21st century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon back of forehead, incised: symbol
Physical Description: growling lion/demon face with gold and red skin, very wide nose and gold teeth; large red tongue; upper palate, irises, nostrils and ear canals cut out
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Target
Accession Number: 2004.206.2
Artist: Bidou Yamaguchi, Japanese, born 1970
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, born 1970
Added to Site: March 1, 2009