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The Sixth Patriarch of Zen at the Moment of Enlightenment

Kano Tan'yū
(Japanese, 1602–1674)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 1635–45
Culture: Japan
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions: Image: 40 x 9 1/2 in. (101.6 x 24.1 cm) Overall with mounting: 70 1/2 x 10 in. (179.1 x 25.4 cm) Overall with rollers: W. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Foundation Fund, 2006
Accession Number: 2006.174

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