Daibutsu, Great Bronze Statue of Buddha at Kamakura, Japan
Newman made one trip to Japan in 1896–97. This meticulously painted view of the famed bronze statue of Buddha at Kamakura is one of a number of watercolors he completed in 1898 that were inspired by his stay in Japan.
- Artist: Henry Roderick Newman, American, 1843-1917
- Medium: Watercolor and graphite on paper
- Dates: 1898
- Dimensions: 20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm) (show scale)
- Signature: Signed, dated, and inscribed lower left: "H R Newman / Kamakura / 1898"
- Collections:American Art
- Museum Location: This item is not on view
- Accession Number: 07.270
- Credit Line: Gift of Alfred T. White
- Rights Statement: No known copyright restrictions
- Caption: Henry Roderick Newman (American, 1843-1917). Daibutsu, Great Bronze Statue of Buddha at Kamakura, Japan, 1898. Watercolor and graphite on paper, 20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alfred T. White, 07.270
- Record Completeness: Best (83%)