Section of “The Former Affairs of King Wonderful Adornment,” Chapter 27 of the Lotus Sutra

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Historical period(s)
Nara period, late 8th century
Medium
Gold and silver on purple-dyed paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 25.5 × 51.5 cm (10 1/16 × 20 1/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Accession Number
F2014.6.9a-e
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Handscroll section (mounted as a hanging scroll)

Keywords
Buddhism, Japan, Late Nara (Tempyo) period (710 - 794), Lotus Sutra
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. 4, pp. 46-47.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum