Skip Navigation

Yakushi (Bhaishajaguru, The Buddha of Healing)


Asian Art

  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 17th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS 17 x 6 1/2 in. (43.2 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Enku Saku
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Allen Hubbard and Susan Dickes Hubbard
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
    You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please contact (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
    CAPTION Enku (Japanese, 1628-1695). Yakushi (Bhaishajaguru, The Buddha of Healing), 17th century. Wood, 17 x 6 1/2 in. (43.2 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Allen Hubbard and Susan Dickes Hubbard, 83.167. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 83.167_front_PS6.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 83.167_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
    "CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.