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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 181–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
... but not necessarily to ahistorical local functions and idiosyncrasies. 49 I now turn to the main issue of this paper: questions concerning some of the earliest freestanding devotional iconic representations of the Buddha produced in Mathurā. 50 The importance of those stone statues with regard...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Yakushi Shichibutsu Yakushi rituals were so popular among Buddhas. the nobility?39 In other words, to borrow Richard H. Scholars generally agree that the royal consort Davis’ words, it may have ‘‘acquired a new significance Ko¯ myo¯ commissioned seven freestanding statues of by persons holding...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 271–322.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... 272 BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART Brooklyn Museum of Art Brooklyn, New York Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Curator of Asian Art 1. Stele of a Standing Buddha, China...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of the tale that she takes on a central role. Although she was a laywoman, the Buddha responded to her call for help and taught her how to be reborn in Amitābha's Pure Land. Her femininity and ambiguous status have been constantly debated by Buddhist theologians, who were concerned with who could or could...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
... carved devotees, often indicating their religious status by titles by Wen Weiyi and Judao. Niche 13 actually comprises such as ‘‘Disciple Who Praises the Buddha’’ (Fengfo two separate niches: a lower and smaller one containing dizi), ‘‘Devotee of Charity’’ (Fengshan dizi), or simply a seated male...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 83–104.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Japan. together with a Buddha (Fig. 11).fizo, holding a jewel, stands Determining the original makeup of a sculptural group to the right of Amida Buddha, while in the foreground is difficult, because freestanding sculptures can be—and Kannon bends down to greet an aspirant. Here Jizo replaces...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 43–78.
Published: 01 April 2010
... large niche enshrining a prominent Buddha statue with monolith, his Leiyin plan called for four slender piers. a retinue of bodhisattvas, disciples, and worshippers This allowed greater flexibility in the iconographic (Fig. 19). On the surrounding walls additional assemb- layout in the center, without...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
... cave itself but the dedication of a privately commissioned report appeared in 1987.9 The site (Fig. 1) consists of two sculpture of the Buddha Diparnkara. One of the donors of cave-temples and two sets of cliff-face niches of different the Diparfikara statue, ZhangYnanfei, was also one...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Drawing of front and profile of two Buddha heads excavated at Kherlen-Bars, measurements not provided. From Bu¨ teeliin Chuulgan 3 (1955): 181. Artwork in public domain...