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Illustrated Frontispiece to the Sutra of Enlightenment through the Accumulation of Merit and Virtue, the So-called Jingoji Sutra

Period:
late Heian period (ca. 900–1185)
Date:
ca. 1150–85
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Handscroll; gold and silver on indigo-dyed paper
Dimensions:
10 3/16 in. x 27 ft. 6 9/16 in. (25.8 x 839.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.17
45336

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