Priest reading a Sutra

Japanese
Edo period
17th century
Painted by Obaku Kôsen (Huangbo Gaochuan) (Chinese, 1633–1695), Inscribed by Mokuan Shôtô (Muan Xingtao) (Chinese, 1611–1684)


Dimensions

Image: 105 x 39.2 cm (41 5/16 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2792

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink and light color on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

About 1988, sold by Toyobi Arts, New York to Kurt Gitter, New Orleans; 2009, gift of Kurt Gitter and Alice Yelen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the Gitter-Yelen Collection