Hanging Scroll; Amida Raigo

Hanging Scroll; Amida Raigo

Artist: Tosa Echizenno Kami Mitsumasa (Japanese)

Culture: Japanese
Date: 1250-1350
Dimensions:
frame: 53 1/8 x 14 3/16 in. (135 x 36 cm)
Classification: EASTERN
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles Cuthbert Hall
Object number: 24.1
DescriptionRefers to the descent of the Buddha (from Paradise to save people). Halo is typically Japanese: fan-like.
Inscribed: u.c. on dowel on sticker: F.M.A./ 22.1.13; verso u.r.: [Smith College loan sticker]; verso u.c.: [torn label, North Adams, Ma]
Terms
  • clouds
  • fairy
  • halo
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