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Legends of Jin'ō-ji Temple

Artist/maker unknown, Japanese

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia

Period:
Nambokuchō Period (1333-1392)

Date:
14th century

Medium:
Ink and colors on paper; mounted as a hanging scroll - ivory scroll ends

Dimensions:
13 1/4 x 21 1/8 inches (33.7 x 53.7 cm) Mount: 48 x 27 1/2 inches (121.9 x 69.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1962-18-2

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Moncure Biddle in memory of her father, Ernest F. Fenollosa, 1962

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Label:
Now mounted as a hanging scroll, this image was originally part of a set of handscrolls depicting the history of the Jin’o-ji, a Buddhist temple near Osaka. This scene shows the miraculous appearance of the deity Teishaku-ten near the temple gate and stupa.