Passage from Commentary on the Sutra of Golden Light, segment from the limuro-gire

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Maker(s)
Artist: attributed to Emperor Saga (Japanese, 785 - 842 (reigned 809-823))
Historical period(s)
Early Heian period, 9th century
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 27.3 × 8.9 cm (10 3/4 × 3 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Accession Number
F2014.6.18a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
Buddhism, Early Heian (Jogwan) period (794 - 897), Japan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Sylvan Barnet 1926 - 2015
William Burto 1921-2013

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum