Taishakuten, from Myôten-ji Temple, Kôiyama, Ayô

帝釈天 「阿陽 高井山 妙典寺」

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Catalogue Raisonné

Similar prints: Mitsui, Nihon no bukkyô hanga (1986), #135; Anderson, J. Wood Engravings (1908), fig. 4

Dimensions

26.4 x 14.6 cm (10 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1340

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Myôten-ji is a Nichiren sect temple in present-day Saitama Prefecture. The print illustrated by Anderson is attributed to NIchiren himself; it appears to be the same as British Museum no. 1919,0718,0.1 .

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr.