Buddhist NaraArtist(s)Saitō KiyoshiArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Date1955Medium & Supportcolor woodblock print on paperDimensions
17 5/16 in x 23 7/16 in (44 cm x 59.5 cm)Credit LineGift of the artistSubject matter
One of a series of prints by the artist portraying famous Buddhist sculptures of Nara (the capital of Japan in the 8th century and a major monastic center); this one evokes a sculpture of Avalokitesvara (Japanese, Kannon) at Hôryûji Temple on Nara's outskirts. Several other prints from this series are in UMMA's collections.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printCollection AreaAsianRights
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