“Parable of the Medicinal Herbs,” Chapter 5 of the Lotus Sutra

Artist: Unidentified Artist
Period: Heian period (794–1185)
Date: 12th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Handscroll; gold and silver ink on indigo-dyed paper
Dimensions: 10 1/16 in. x 34 ft. 8 3/4 in. (25.6 x 1058.6 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Seymour Fund, 1965
Accession Number: 65.216.2

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