Painting in gold and blue color on silk. Image depicts the Thirteen Butsu (十三仏) deities popular in Shingon Buddhism. These are comprised of five Buddhas, seven Bodhisattvas, and the Myo-o Fudo. A painting like this is associated with funeral and memorial rights and services.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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