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Yakushi Nyorai at Yokei-ji
  • Akio Nakamura
    born 1933
    active: Japan
  • Yakushi Nyorai at Yokei-ji, 1980?, Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • silver-dye bleach print (Cibachrome™)
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15.5 x 19.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: Outer: 10 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: Inner: 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in
  • Transfer from Art and Architecture Library
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0109

Color, close-up of the face of a metal statue of a Buddha, gilt bronze? Has inlaid stone between eyes which appear partially closed. Gilding seems to be flaking off in spots, surface appears black where this has occured.