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Title
Three patriarchs of the Jōdo Shin sect
Alternative Title
浄土高僧連座像
Date Created and/or Issued
[13--]
Publication Information
Japan
Contributing Institution
UC Merced, Library and Special Collections
Collection
Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture collection
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Annotations/Markings: No signature or seals. Inscribed with labels identifying figures depicted. From top to bottom, right to left inscriptions read "減空聖人" (=Hōnen), "釋親鸞" (Shinran), "釋明教" (Myōkyō), "道秋禅門," "玄作," "妙金禅尼," and "妙菊禅尼."
Medium: ink and colors on silk
Exhibitions: Exhibited: "Delightful Pursuits: Highlights from the Lee Institute for Japanese Art at the Clark Center," curated by Kobayashi Tadashi, organized by The Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art at the Clark Center, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc., Suntory Museum of Art, Osaka Municipal Museum of Art, Oita Art Museum, The Museum of Art, Ehime, and Chiba City Museum of Art, April 16, 2002-February 2, 2003.
citation: Listed and reproduced in Kobayashi Tadashi and Samuel C. Morse, eds., Delightful Pursuits: Highlights from the Lee Institute for Japanese Art at the Clark Center (Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shimbun, 2002).
Funding: Digitization funded by an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Leadership Grant (LG 30-02-0260-02) awarded to the University of California, Merced Library.
Type
image
Format
1 hanging scroll, 92 x 39 cm.
Form/Genre
hanging scrolls
Muromachi
portraits
Identifier
ark:/13030/hb00000792
ucm_li_1996_024
Subject
Shin (Sect)
Shin Buddhists
Priests, Shin
Patronage, Ecclesiastical
figures (representations)
Monks
Women
Art, Buddhist
Shinran, 1173-1263
Hōnen, 1133-1212

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