"Victory breeds hatred, for the vanquished is stricken with suffering; but the tranquil man lives in happiness, disregarding both victory and defeat."--Buddha, The Dhammapada, verse 201. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.

  • Matazo Kayama, "Victory breeds hatred, for the vanquished is stricken with suffering; but the tranquil man lives in happiness, disregarding both victory and defeat."--Buddha, The Dhammapada, verse 201. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man., ca. 1961, gouache, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.142

Title
"Victory breeds hatred, for the vanquished is stricken with suffering; but the tranquil man lives in happiness, disregarding both victory and defeat."--Buddha, The Dhammapada, verse 201. From the series Great Ideas of Eastern Man.
Artists
Date
ca. 1961
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 14 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (37.7 x 26.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Container Corporation of America

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – celestial – sun
  • Animal – bird – raven
  • Religion – Buddhism
  • Landscape – tree
Object Number
1984.124.142
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