Seated figure of Shaka Nyorai, Brosio Collection
© Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale 'Giuseppe Tucci'
      

Japanese Buddhist Art
in European Collections

在欧博物館等保管日本仏教美術資料データベース

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  • Total of 51 museums from 20 countries
  • Last update: July 3, 2017

About JBAE

JBAE - Japanese Buddhist Art in European Collections, is a database jointly built by a team of the Research Center of International Japanese Studies of the Hosei University and the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies of the University of Zurich.

The database covers the following 6 categories with in the field of Japanese Buddhist objects from European museums:
1.Sculpture
2.Painting (except Ukiyo-e prints)
3.Calligraphy and hand-written manuscripts
4.Ritual objects
5.Textiles
6.Ofuda.

Click here for a list of the participating museums.

Updates

Additional Updates

July 3 2017
  • NEWUI improvements and more search options
  • NEWNew objects and images
  • FIXData correction

Second release

March 29th 2013
  • NEWNew design, new system (php)
  • NEWNew objects and images

Initial Release

  • NEWTrial version

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