Seitaka Dôji

A work made of wood with traces of polychromy.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of wood with traces of polychromy.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Seitaka Doji is one of the two boy attendants of Fudo Myo-o (the Immovable or Unshakable One). Sculptural triads of these figures exist from the late Heian period (794–1185). In these triads, Seitaka Doji has a troll-like appearance, which contrasts with the placid features of his fellow attendant, Kongara Doji.

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 104

Title

Seitaka Dôji

Origin

Japan

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Wood with traces of polychromy

Dimensions

H. 63.8 cm (25 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Auxiliary Board of The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1981.199

Extended information about this artwork

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