Weekly photo challenge: (inner) smile

 

4 versions of the face of the Buddha Mahavairocana, Japanese

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

According to museum resources, this is the largest wooden Japanese sculpture in the United States. It was constructed from 11 hollowed and carved pieces of wood. Its simple surfaces and serene expression are representative of the late Heian Period.

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