Section of “Sermon”, chapter 2 of the Sutra of Innumerable Meanings

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Historical period(s)
Late Heian period, 12th century
Medium
Ink on purple-dyed paper with mica, color, gold, and silver
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25.6 × 12.9 cm (10 1/16 × 5 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Accession Number
F2014.6.14a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
Buddhism, Japan, Late Heian (Fujiwara) period (897 - 1185)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Sylvan Barnet 1926 - 2015
William Burto 1921-2013

Published References
  • Miyeko Murase Mr. Sylvan Barnet. The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection. Exh. cat. New York, New Haven and London. cat. no. 11, pp. 60-62.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum