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Shaka, the Historical Buddha, and the Sixteen Protectors of the Daihannya-kyo

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Inscription

巨勢大納言金岡卿畫 [外題]

Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Shaka juroku zenshin zo

Japanese, Muromachi period, 15th–16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 16: no. 81

Dimensions

161.6 x 76.2 cm (63 5/8 x 30 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4070

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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