Section of “The Bodhisattva Wonderful Sound,” Chapter 24 of the Lotus Sutra

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Historical period(s)
Heian period, 1163
Medium
Gold and silver on indigo-dyed paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 28.5 × 56.2 cm (11 1/4 × 22 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Yanagi Takashi and his sons, Kōichi and Kōji
Accession Number
F2014.6.3a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll section (mounted as a hanging scroll)

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

William Burto 1921-2013
Sylvan Barnet 1926 - 2015

Published References
  • Miyeko Murase 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. 7, pp. 52-53.
  • Halle O'Neal. World Embodied: The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art. Cambridge, MA. p. 140-141, fig. 3.10.
  • Halle O'Neal. Performing the Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas: Relics, Reliquaries, and a Realm of Text. XCVII, Number 3. New York, NY, September 2015. p. 287, fig. 8.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum