Formerly in the collection of the family of Sumiyoshi Hirokata; purchased by Ernest F. Fenollosa from Hirokata just before he died in 1885; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.
Shotoku taishi den e
Japanese, Kamakura-Nanbokuchô period, 14th century
Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 13: no. 54 (5)
160 x 93.6cm (63 x 36 7/8in.) (height x width)
Medium or Technique
Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk