The Burke Collection
Kannon Bosatsu (観音菩薩)
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Catalogue information

Late Heian period, 12th century (?)

Lacquered and gilded Japanese cypress (hinoki)

H. (including pedestal) 46.5 cm (18 1/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Shimizu Zenzō 1979, p. 96, no. 111
Shimizu Zenzō
“Amerika ∙ Kanada ni aru Nihon chōkoku (2)” (Japanese sculptures in America and Canada, 2). Bukkyō geijutsu / Ars Buddhica, no. 127 (November).

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Linda 1988, p. 17, no. 4
Linda, Mary F.
The Real, the Fake, and the Masterpiece. Exh. cat. New York: Asia Society Galleries.

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Morse and Morse 1995, no. 38, p. 100.
Morse, Anne Nishimura, and Samuel Crowell Morse
Object as Insight: Japanese Buddhist Art and Ritual. Exh. cat. Katonah, N.Y.: Katonah Museum of Art.

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