TITLE

Canonizing Kannon: The Ninth-Century Esoteric Buddhist Altar at Kanshinji

AUTHOR(S)
Bogel, Cynthea J.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2002, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the privilege and reverence accorded to the Kanshinji Nyoirin Kannon statue in Japan. Examination on the idealized treatment of the icon; Correction of the flawed characterization of Esoteric Buddhism; Presentation of the art historical opinion regarding the statue.
ACCESSION #
6388474

 

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