Munakata Shikō: (Wall of) Heian (Buddha)
Artist: Munakata Shikō
Title: (Wall of) Heian (Buddha)
Date: ca. 1967
Titled Heian no saku “Peace” a seated Buddha with halo is honored by celestial offering goddesses, the one below playing a flute. With the limited edition number of 28/100. Another example was sold in the Felix Juda sale in 1998.
Publisher: Carved and printed by the artist
Literature: The Complete Works of Shiko Munakata, Vol 3, the World of the Gods (2), number 98.
Seal: red artist’s seal
Signature: Munakata in Roman script, In Japanese Shiko, sealed Muna