The Secrets of the Nine Luminaries (Kuyō hiryaku)

Artist: Sōkan (Japanese, active late 11th–early 12th century)
Period: Heian period (794–1185)
Date: 1125
Culture: Japan
Medium: Handscroll; ink and color on paper
Dimensions: 11 1/4 in. x 26 ft. 6 1/4 in. (28.5 x 808.3 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number: 1975.268.4

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