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Painting in Ink on Silk from Japan

Painting, Ink on Silk, East Asia, Japan

Works of Art (8)

Birth of the Buddha, Muromachi period, ca. 1400, Unidentified artist, Japan, Section of a wall panel; ink, color, and gold on silk (1993.478.1)
Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan), Kamakura period, 14th century, Unidentified artist, Kyoto, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and color on silk (12.134.10)
Fireflies over the Uji River by Moonlight, Meiji period, Suzuki Shonen (Japanese), Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and color on silk (1979.72)
Kumano shrine mandala, Nanbokucho period, early 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll: ink, color, and gold on silk (2006.521)
Taima mandala, Kamakura period, 12th–14th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (57.156.6)
Wakamiya of the Kasuga Shrine, Kamakura period, 13th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold leaf on silk (1997.113)
Welcoming Descent of Amida and Twenty-five Bodhisattvas, Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (42.25.37)
Yukihira and the Salt Maidens, Edo period, ca. 1716–35, Okumura Masanobu (Japanese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (1975.268.126)