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M964.1.524
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Portrait Of Kóbó-daishi
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Japan
Cultural Group : Japanese
Style / Period : Japan MUROMACHI 1336-1573
Medium / Material  : Pigment; Ink
Support / Technique : silk on paper
Object Type : hanging scrolls
Visual Description : Hanging scroll, silk mounting. Painting on silk with opaque colours and some ink outline. This is a portrait of a Buddhist monk of the Shingon Sect, tentatively identified as Kóbó-daishi(by the vajra held in the right hand), the founder of the sect. He is seated on a dais. His shoes are depicted in front and an ewer is to the right. (from Kelsall, Joanne, et al. Oriental Scroll Paintings from the Maltwood Collection. Victoria: University of Victoria, 1983).
Accession # : M964.1.524
Width (cm) : 54.90
Height (cm) : 92.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Bequest of John and Katharine Maltwood
Artist Statement :