Bodhidharma (Daruma), the First Patriarch of the Zen Sect

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Hakuin Ekaku (Japanese, 1685–1768)


Dimensions

Image: 99.7 x 48 cm (39 1/4 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.788

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Kensho jobutsu (Examining Oneself, One
Attains Enlightenment)

Provenance

1976, purchased from S. Yabumoto Co., Ltd., Tokyo by Mary Ann and Stanley Snider; 2003 given to the MFA by Mary Ann and Stanley Snider.

Credit Line

Gift of Stanley and Mary Ann Snider