Medicine Buddha Triad with Twelve Guardians
Buddha of Medicine and Attendants
late 16th century
Object Place: Korea
123 x 127.5 cm (48 7/16 x 50 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink and colors on silk
Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)
At the back of the wooden frame, a slip of paper is kept on which an inscription is written in 1784 in a Japanese hand, explaining its collecting and mounting history.
峕(即: 時)天明四年甲辰之秋九月吉辰 成福院現住入寺照運謹識
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).
Gift of the heirs of Henry Adams