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Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

FIGURE OF AN ARHAT by Shōun Genkei

Arhat, late 17th century
Shōun Genkei 松雲元慶 (1648-1710)
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
Lacquered wood with traces of gilding
One of a set of five hundred, from the Tokyo temple Gohyaku Rakanji, 92.7 x 78.7 x 71.1 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, 44.75

 

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