Portrait of the Great Priest Kenshin (Shinran) in the Rain (Kenshin Daihôshi Goshinpitsu Jiu Goei)

「見真大法師御真筆時雨御影」 (親鸞聖人)

Japanese
Meiji era
late 19th–early 20th century
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

26.9 x 15.2 cm (10 9/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

60.1337

Medium or Technique

Copperplate etching; ink on paper, with red seals

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The name “Kenshin Daishi” was posthumously awarded in 1876 to Shinran (1173-1263), the founder of the Jôdo Shinshû sect of Japanese Buddhism.
The last two word of the title, “Jiu Goei,” could also be read “Shigure Mikage.”

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr.