Fragment of the Lotus Sutra

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, late 8th century
Medium
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 25 x 47.4 cm (9 13/16 x 18 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4698
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Handscroll

Keywords
Buddhism, China, Paul Singer collection, sutra, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Published References
  • Donald S. Lopez Jr Rebecca Bloom. Hyecho's Journey: The World of Buddhism. Chicago, IL, December 2017. p. 114, fig. 11.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum