Shotokutaishi Eden
Illustrated Biography of Prince Shōtoku

Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date: 14th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: One from a set of 2 hanging scrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions: Overall: 67 5/8 x 33 1/4in. (171.8 x 84.4cm) Overall with mounting: 106 x 40 1/2 in. (269.2 x 102.9 cm) Overall with knobs: 106 x 43 1/4 in. (269.2 x 109.9 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.471

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: