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Bodhidharma (Daruma), the First Patriarch of the Zen Sect

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Kensho jobutsu (Examining Oneself, One Attains Enlightenment)

Provenance

1976 purchased from S. Yabumoto Co., Ltd., Tokyo by Mary Ann and Stanley Snider; 2003 given to the MFA by Mary Ann and Stanley Snider.

Credit Line

Gift of Stanley and Mary Ann Snider

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Dimensions

Image: 99.7 x 48 cm (39 1/4 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.788

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

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Asia

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