Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.409
Title
Life of Prince Shōtoku (Shōtoku Taishi eden) Fragment
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Shōtoku Taishi eden
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
handscroll, painting
Date
12th-14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Handscroll fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 15.2 x W. 45.2 cm (6 x 17 13/16 in.)
with mounting, roller ends and suspension cord: H. 99.5 x W. 60.1 cm (39 3/16 x 23 11/16 in.)
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
1985.409
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prince Shōtoku: The Secrets Within, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/25/2019 - 08/11/2019

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