The Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan)

涅槃図

Japanese
Edo period
18th–19th century
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Nishimura Shigenaga (Japanese, 1697?–1756)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Vever cat. 1 (1976), #62

Dimensions

52.5 x 27.7 cm (20 11/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.60.16.24

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The print illustrated in the Vever catalogue appears to be from the same key block, but it is hand-colored. Possibly this print is from a later edition (the block is noticeably more worn), with added color blocks.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr.