The Heart Sutra

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Historical period(s)
Nara period, ca. 755
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 24.1 × 38.9 cm (9 1/2 × 15 5/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Louise Allison Cort
Accession Number
F2014.6.7a-f
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
Buddhism, Heart Sutra, Japan, Late Nara (Tempyo) period (710 - 794)
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. no. 2, pp. 52-53.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum