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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Yoshida Hodaka
Culture:Japanese (1926-1995)
Title:Buddhist Statue - Miroku Bosatsu
Date Made:1954
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 1/16 in x 14 in; 45.9 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 16 in x 11 in; 40.6 cm x 27.9 cm; Image: 14 11/16 in x 9 5/8 in; 37.3 cm x 24.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/DATE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Hodaka Yoshida / 1954; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Buddhist Statue, Miroku-Bosatsu; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink, within plate): [Japanese character, [ill.]]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): 6.
Accession Number:  MH 1964.143.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
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Description:
A vertical abstract print of lines and patterns of black (right portion of the background), yellow (upper right corner), orange, and red colors of a side view of the Miroku (Maitreya) bodhisattva, facing to the left. Silver pigment applied to the grey area.

Keywords/Tags:
Shin Hanga; abstract; bodhisattvas

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