From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-198-4
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Buddhist
Provenience Japan
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Technique Painted
Iconography Amida Nyorai | Buddha

Temple hanging scroll. Illuminated painting of Amida Nyorai Buddha seated among clouds with a golden body and wearing a red robe which covers both shoulders. The deity's head is covered with short blue curly hair, and shows the urna mark and pendulous ears, after the type of Dhyani Buddha images at Gaya during the reign of Asoka ( 272-232 BCE ). The hands are held the mystical position of teaching getsure, vitarka mudra (tips of forefingers held against thumbs).

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John L. LeConte & Robert G. LeConte, 1914
Other Number Getz 278 - Other Number

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