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Medicine Buddha Triad with Twelve Guardians

Buddha of Medicine and Attendants

late 16th century


Dimensions

123 x 127.5 cm (48 7/16 x 50 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.265

Medium or Technique

Ink and colors on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

大妃殿下伏爲 主上殿下壽君福國支願(?) 受命良工願(?)成彩畵釋迦 修道會圖二幁彩畵藥師 一幁地藏一幁純金識(?)盛 光會圖一幁衛哉至誠竹 感?我 --- 主上殿下龍圖永康鳳? 오新?童麟子?--绳-- 國泰民安雨順風週無疑 笑島呼至(?)哉 謹跋

Provenance

Housed in Jofukuin, Japan. 1918, Henry Brooks Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1918), Washington DC; 1918, by inheritance from Adams to his heirs; 1919, gift of the heirs to the MFA through Charles Francis Adams (Accession Date: June 26, 1919).

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams