The Sutra of the Retribution for Good and Evil Deeds, vol. 1

Zaifuku oho kyo, vol. 1

Japanese
Heian period
12th century


Dimensions

Overall: 26.4 x 189.1 cm (10 3/8 x 74 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.688

Medium or Technique

Handscroll; gold and silver on indigo paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

By 1918, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel