Jizō Bosatsu


Jizō Bosatsu, late 12th to mid-13th century, Kamakura period, Japan, wood with lacquer, gold leaf, cutout gold foil decoration, and color, 181.6 x 72.4 x 57.4 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Hannah Sigur and Dr. Steven Zucker


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This work at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kamakura and Nanbokucho Periods on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Timeline of Art History


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Cite this page as: Dr. Hannah Sigur and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Jizō Bosatsu," in Smarthistory, March 7, 2018, accessed August 14, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/jizo-bosatsu/.