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Shichiguchi: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2004-05-19

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Shishiguchi and Kojishi represent a pair of lions who serve Manjusri, the Buddhist deity of Wisdom. In the No_ play Shakkyo, the two lions playfully cavort on a stage strewn with peony blossoms. The powerful dance of these heavenly creatures is said to dispel all evil.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: March 10, 2009