User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Portrait of Jion daishi

Start collecting

Inscription

疏主大師姓蔚遲諱窺/基字洪道鄂公啓徳之/姓衛公啓宗之子幼年/慕道投三蔵大師出家/疏造百本五梵語皆/通俗然五十有至永/淳二秊歳次壬子十一/月庚寅朔十三日壬寅終/于京兆大慈恩寺飜(経?)/院矣先是大宗皇帝/御製讃曰/巨哉哲仁 逈然出群/疏造百本 材過万人/妙閑性相理契天親/□翻四辮 詞發大雲 〔賛〕

Provenance

Purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum in 1907.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Jion daishi zazo

Japanese, Kamakura period, 14th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 12: no. 53

Dimensions

80.9 x 41.4 cm (31 7/8 x 16 5/16 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

08.142

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings