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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.559
Title
Heart Sutra (Hannya-shin-gyō), from Kairyūō-ji in Nara
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Hannya-shin-gyō (Kairyūō-ji)
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy, handscroll
Date
Late Nara period, circa 755
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Nara period, 710-794
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201265
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Handscroll; ink on paper
Dimensions
H. 23.9 x W. 38.8 cm (9 7/16 x 15 1/4 in.)
including roller ends: H. 25.3 cm (9 15/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.559
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, Fumiko Cranston, and Edwin A. Cranston, The Courtly Tradition in Japanese Art and Literature: Selections from the Hofer and Hyde Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973), Cat. No. 04 / pp. 36-37

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