Portrait of Jion daishi

Jion daishi zazo
慈恩大師像

Japanese
Kamakura period
14th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 12: no. 53

Dimensions

Overall: 80.9 x 41.4cm (31 7/8 x 16 5/16in.) Other (Overall): 160.5 x 58cm (63 3/16 x 22 13/16in.)

Accession Number

08.142

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, and gold on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

疏主大師姓蔚遲諱窺/基字洪道鄂公啓徳之/姓衛公啓宗之子幼年/慕道投三蔵大師出家/疏造百本五梵語皆/通俗然五十有至永/淳二秊歳次壬子十一/月庚寅朔十三日壬寅終/于京兆大慈恩寺飜(経?)/院矣先是大宗皇帝/御製讃曰/巨哉哲仁 逈然出群/疏造百本 材過万人/妙閑性相理契天親/□翻四辮 詞發大雲 〔賛〕

Provenance

Purchased by Okakura Kakuzo in Japan for the Museum in 1907.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz