Illustrated Biography of Hōnen (Shūikotokūden-e)

Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Culture: Japan
Medium: Section of handscroll mounted as hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions: Image: 16 x 14 15/16 in. (40.7 x 38 cm) Overall with knobs: 54 3/4 x 30 1/2 in. (139.1 x 77.5 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts of Mrs. Russel Sage, Mrs. Peter Gerhard, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Percy, Charles Stewart Smith, Mrs. V. Everit Macy, Mrs. Thomas Van Buren, Mrs. Charles Stewart Smith, Hartwell J. Staples, Mrs. George A. Crocker and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Coleman, by exchange; Bequests of Edward C. Moore, James Alexander Scrymser and Stephen Whitney Phoenix, by exchange; Rogers Fund and funds from various donors, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.221

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