The Transformation of Mara's Arrows and The Temptation by Mara's Daughters, a section from the Sutra of Cause and Effect, Past and Present (Kako genzai e inga-kyô)

Japanese
Kamakura period
late 13th century


Dimensions

Overall: 112 x 64.5 cm (44 1/8 x 25 3/8 in.) Image: 27 x 48.1 cm (10 5/8 x 18 15/16 in.) Lender accessory: 10.5 x 10.1 x 69.7 cm (4 1/8 x 4 x 27 7/16 in.) Lender accessory: 7.2 x 7.5 x 67 cm (2 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2014.902

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Matsunaga Jian (Matsunaga Yasuzemon, b. 1875 - d. 1971). July 11, 2006, sold by Kippei Art Gallery, Tokyo to Sylvan Barnet and William Burto, Cambridge, MA; 2014, gift of Sylvan Barnet and the estate of William Burto to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 2014)

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Charles Burto in honor of Anne Nishimura Morse and Samuel Crowell Morse