The Burke Collection
Hachiman in the Guise of a Buddhist Monk (Sōgyō Hachiman, 僧形八幡)
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Catalogue information

Late Heian period, 12th century (?)

Polychromed Japanese cypress (hinoki)

H. 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

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


Murase 1975, no. 4
Murase, Miyeko
Japanese Art: Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Shimizu Zenzō 1979, p. 98, no. 119, fig. 121
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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Kanda 1985, no. 33
Kanda, Christine Guth
Shinzō: Hachiman Imagery and Its Development. Harvard East Asian Monographs, 119. Cambridge, Mass.: Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University.

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Burke 1993, p. 9, no. 29.
Burke, Mary Griggs
Japanese Art: Personal Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Delray Beach, Fla.: The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

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