Nara Buddhist art in ancient Japan

Drawing on an exhibition on the Ancient Japan Buddhism Art in Paris in 1996.

The Monk Gembō in prayer
One of the six patriarchs of the Hossō School.
By the Sculptor Kōkei
Buddhist Sculpture — Wood — Date: 1189
 
Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Kinnara (also named Kendatsuba)
One of the eight supernatural guardians of the Buddha (Devas of the Eight Classes)
By a Sculptor from the Nara period, 734
Dry Lacquer —  H150.50cm
 
Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Indian Patriarch Muchaku
By the Sculptor Unkei (Kamakura Period)
Buddhist Sculpture — Painted Wood with Crystal Eyes — H 194 cm — Dated: +1208-1212.
 
Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Onigawara Tile
Onigawara (literally troll or goblin tiles) Roof Tile Temple sculpted like demon head
Onigawara came to prominence in Japan’s Kamakura period (1185 -1332)
 
Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Subodā
Wood
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Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Indian Layman Yuima
Painted Wood — H89cm — Dated in 1196
By the sculptor Jōkei. A member of the Kei school.

Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
Zōchō-ten, Guardian of the South
One of the four Celestial Kings.
Guarding of the South, of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures)
Wood with polychrome, gold, and crystal — Kamakura period (1185-1333)
 
Drawing made live from a sculpture of the exhibition: "Nara, Trésors Bouddhiques Du Japon Ancien."
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