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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.807
Title
Set of Eight Scrolls Containing the Text of the Lotus Sutra (Miaofa Lianhua Jing), the First Scroll with Illustrated Frontispiece
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Miao-fa lien-hua ching
Classification
Prints
Work Type
handscroll
Date
c. 1130 - 1190
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Song dynasty, Southern Song period, 1127-1279
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209924
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock-printed, accordion-fold books mounted as handscrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions
paper height, each scroll: 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
A 10-038 (Suzuki Kei)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.807
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Suzuki Kei, Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku, Amerika Kanada hen (Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings, Volume 1: American and Canadian Collections), University of Tokyo Press (Tokyo, Japan, 1982), pp. I-58 and I-432, no. A 10-038

Marsha Weidner, ed., Latter Days of the Law: Images of Chinese Buddhism, 850-1850, exh. cat., Spencer Museum of Art (Lawrence, Kansas, 1994), pp. 303-305, cat. 37

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